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Old 31 July 2017, 10:39   #1
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Bouncer & Black Pig go to Croatia

Well, after an epic 1130 mile drive over 2 days & 5 countries, Bouncer & Black Pig are safely on their moorings, home for the next 2 weeks. Currently 38C with 27C water temp. The trip down wasn't without its moments, a blocked alpine tunnel & an optimistic Satnav brought us over the Lobit pass. Apparently there are signs at the bottom in German ffs, prohibiting trailers over 750kg from using the pass. There's a police post at the top, handing out 25 fines to miscreants, I thought we should have got a medal!!
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Well done you guys
The spirit of adventure is truly alive and well with both of you
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Yep what Joe says X2. Have fun and be safe
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Where exactly you are in Croatia ?
How long will you stay ?
I do plan to be in Tisno (Croatia) in last week of the August (or last 10 days)

Have good time
I do have only 1400 km from Warsaw to Tisno and do it with one stay at Gratz or Viena.
You arrived at worst possible time. All German/Italian/Polish people go at once to Croatia this time. Much better is period after 20th of August
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that's an epic tow lads, well done, look forward to the pics
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Nice trip guys 😊
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25 not bad, I've paid bigger tolls than that!
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How did you deal with changes in tube pressures? As soon as I crossed Alps I've had to deflate during the day, but then everything was floppy in the evenings. Then I've had to pump it back up again when on the water...
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that's a road trip.


you been splashing out on a new bit of stainless Mick?
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Thought I was doing well after a 300 mile round trip to Ullapool.

Enjoy your holiday. 10 says this was on your road trip playlist!

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you been splashing out on a new bit of stainless Mick?
well spotted, how did I miss that
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How is a long drive across Europe adventure?
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Hmm breaking new ground, managing towing and boats when it's a hobby and not routine, planning and prep? Maybe all that and more. Nice one chaps hope the boating goes well
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Towing a sizeable rig across Europe with the opportunity to explore, dive and fish new blue seas in wall to wall sunshine is definitely an adventure in my book
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Said the man sitting at home.
Said the man who has no idea what I am up to.

Done many things like this but under no illusion it's an adventure. Fun though. Have a great trip !
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Done many things like this but under no illusion it's an adventure. Fun though. Have a great trip !

Perhaps this will help your wider interaction with the rest of the world....

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Done many things like this but under no illusion it's an adventure. Fun though. Have a great trip !
may not be an adventure in your book, but who are any of us to judge what is another's adventure ..........
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25 not bad, I've paid bigger tolls than that!


That's just what we said, it could easily have been 10X that, so not a bad result really.
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