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Offline Clairey

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Trip to Spain - first week Sept or Oct
« on: May 22, 2012, 12:03:12 PM »
Last year a group of us had an amazing holiday in Spain at the end of September.  It was a bit of climbing, a lot of lazing about, a bit of walking, lots of cocktails and BBQs...general good fun at a brilliant villa with a pool.

We're just wondering if anyone would be interested in going again this year, in early September, to somewhere else in Spain that's near paragliding sites.  Ideally it will be near the beach/have a pool and have a bit of climbing and paragliding nearby.

I have now had a chat with my boss and we can either do the first week of September or the first week of October.

Those interested / seeing if they could make it -
Me - either week
Rowan - either week
Si, Ruth and Josh
Evil Chris - Sept week
Duncan - probably either week
Becky - Sept week
Tash - Oct week
Charlie - Oct week
Karen - Oct week
Nick - Oct week
Hannah - Oct week
Tor - Oct week
Nick - Oct week
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Re: Trip to Spain in early September
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012, 12:52:29 PM »
I would be but can only do the 2nd week rather than the first  :(
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Re: Trip to Spain in early September
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 01:01:01 PM »
Could be interested if you went somewhere within driving distance :-)

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Re: Trip to Spain in early September
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 02:10:10 PM »
I would probably be up for it :-D  I would have to get my last assignment for this module handed in early as it is due on the 6th, but that should be manageable.
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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012, 02:11:35 PM »
I would be but can only do the 2nd week rather than the first  :(

Sorry Rich, we can only do that first week.  But if there are other people interested in the second week then you could get another group together

Si - do you fancy driving to northern Spain?  That area is meant to have 30 flying sites and it's near Barcelona airport for us plane travellers

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2012, 02:35:09 PM »
2000 mile round trip, that's about 300 in diesel plus tolls and ferry. How much are flights?

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012, 02:44:00 PM »
About 150-180, but then we'd have car hire too

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2012, 02:46:08 PM »
Is that each?  Guess a car would not be that more expensive then :-)  Anyone know what tolls are likely to cost to get through france??

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2012, 02:47:15 PM »
Use michellin, it tells you.
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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2012, 02:57:35 PM »
About 77 euros each way...so about another 120 for tolls both ways.  So a bit more expensive than flying...but the boys would need to put their wings in the hold which will probably cost extra

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2012, 04:44:12 PM »
hehe si, sounds like you couldget subsidised to drive by transporting wings ;)
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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2012, 05:32:08 PM »
Al and I are going on holiday the week after so cant take that week off as well.

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2012, 05:53:35 PM »
hehe si, sounds like you couldget subsidised to drive by transporting wings ;)

The thought had already crossed my mind :-)

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2012, 06:45:26 PM »
don't think i'll have the money this year unfortunately. Also already booking time off and it isn't that week   :(

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2012, 09:08:37 PM »
I wonder how much holiday I have left..

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2012, 09:54:46 PM »
I can't as my colleague has holiday booked then and can't go at the same time.  Would have been amazing though as is my birthday on the 3rd

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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2012, 11:44:39 PM »
hehe si, sounds like you couldget subsidised to drive by transporting wings ;)

The thought had already crossed my mind :-)

I wonder if I could make it work with a road trip in the van...
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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2012, 09:23:26 AM »
Tempted....but would depend on when my dad decides to organise a Sicily trip. Only got 1 week of hol left so can't do both.
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Re: Trip to Spain - 2nd to the 9th September
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2012, 09:50:11 AM »
hehe si, sounds like you couldget subsidised to drive by transporting wings ;)

The thought had already crossed my mind :-)

I wonder if I could make it work with a road trip in the van...

Would it make the 2000 miles trip :-)  How old is it now?

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Re: Trip to Spain - first week Sept or Oct
« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2012, 10:47:53 AM »
Okay, I have had a chat with my boss and the first week of October is now also a possibility.

It would be leaving on Sunday 30th September, possibly flying from Bristol as we'll be over that way on the Saturday, coming back on the 7th October.