Calais to Abingdon

The last day of our trip…Calais to Abingdon. Rain greeted us as we loaded our cars in Calais and we drove the short distance to the train. The train was delayed by about an hour but eventually we were underway.

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Fair weather greeted us in London and we were also met by 2 MG cars and owners from the MG car club of the UK. We drove to Abingdon, where Vulcan began her life and although the factory is now converted into apartments we had to take photos of her by the gates.

The hospitality of the MG car club was delightful and we chatted about the trip during lunch. Then more photos and onward to the Dog House Inn where we were to celebrate the end of the trip.

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Vulcan…we did it. Thank you!

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6 comments on “Calais to Abingdon
  1. Paul Edwards says:

    Congrats. What an amazing trip!

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  2. lisacocks says:

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    Wow! What an incredible adventure! Hugest congrats Vulcan and Mum and Dad! We’ve loved following your journey and seeing your beautiful photos on this blog. Enjoy the UK celebrations.
    Lots of love Lisa, Chris, Chloe, Emily and Oliver xxx
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  3. Chris says:

    Enjoyed traveling with you through your beautiful and informative blog. Wow what a life changing adventure. Your trip will be etched in your memories forever.

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  4. Evanna Lake says:

    Amazing what a incredible experience. We can see an album coming up from the wonderful photos you have taken. Well done Vulcan for behaving for the trip! Enjoy your time now in the UK.
    Love Evanna and Peter

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  5. Suzy says:

    Glad you arrived safely but I am really going to miss your blog posts – they have been compelling reading.

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  6. Alan says:

    Well done! Enjoyed the blog and photos, looking forward to seeing you soon hearing all about it. Alan and Ruth

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