So all booked , we travel out on Friday the 14th of July and return home on the Monday , 17th of July .
To recreate the 'good old days ' the travel arrangements had to include a ferry , so although not quite the original route (UK to Belgium) , we are traveling by ferry .... from Dover to Calais .
Leave home 6am to arrive at the hotel by 5pm ... hopefully
UK to Gent
Hillingdon to Victoria Coach Station London, by Coach or Taxi (TBC) .. must not miss the 7am coach !!
London to Dover by Coach.
Dover town to Ferry port by Foot .
Dover Ferry to Calais Port .
Calais Port to Calais Frethun train station by Taxi.
Calais Frethun train station to Lille Europe by Train.
Lille Europe train station to Lille Flandres train station by Subway.
Lille Flanders train station to Kortrijk by Train.
Kortrijk train station to Ghent by Train.
Ghent train station to hotel by Taxi.
Gent home to UK
Hotel to Ghent train station by Taxi .
Ghent train station to Brussels Midi Station by Train.
Brussels to St Pancrac Station London by Train.
St Pancrac Station to home .... Somehow !!
ALL BECAUSE someone wanted to go on a FERRY !!
Initial Job Done , Mission WILL be accomplished.
Will start updating as we start confirming things .. itinery when we get there also starting to build up .. Gonna be FUN !
Watch this space as we plan a long weekend & return to the festival in Ghent, Belgium in July 2017 , only conditions are - no car or van and the channel crossing must be by ferry !! Nostalgic trip from the 1982 .
Vocal & Instrumental Rock and Roll music from the late 50's and early 60's.