4×4 (Four Nights in Four Countries)  24 – 28 September 2014
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The group in Luxembourg with Viandan Castle in the background
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A rainy start for the morning briefing at Calais…Mark & Karen sheltering at coffee stop
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Still drizzling at afternoon coffee stop…our hotel the first night in Belgium
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John, Jen
Thanks for a really great 4 Nights 4 Countries Extravaganza . You found some really great roads with some stunning views. As well as making sure that our bikes were left in a secure locked area overnight. The accommodation hotels were high standard . Looking forward to seeing you both next year. That will be my 6th visit. Take care & ride safe”
John Cousins “JC”, 5th trip, Triumph 1050 Sprint
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Drinks before dinner where we discover Jim has matching high-viz underwear!!
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Dinner is included the first night
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“Hi John & Jen, we enjoyed the trip – good food – good hotels – good riding and 2 really good hosts/
guides. Was well worth it & we will do that one again at some time”
Richard Holt, 2nd trip, Honda Blackbird with son Liam Holt, 1st trip, Honda VFR800
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Having had a fuel problem in the UK ,Garry finally arrives with Dave who stayed behind to ride with him to the hotel
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“Hi John and Jen, after my delayed start to the 4×4 tour what a fantastic time I had, only missed the rain in Belgium. This tour was up to your excellent standard – the roads, the hotels, the food – all great. How did you manage to change the weather after I arrived – just great thanks. As you can tell I had a great time and will be back soon. Thanks again for a great time”
Garry Toplass, 4th trip, BMW R1200 GS TE
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“Bonjour John and Jen, thank you for yet another amazing tour. Apart from the weather not playing ball on the first day, the sun just made the roads and scenery even more stunning. Bend after bend and view after view just kept on coming, and this is a tour I will definitely do again. See you both next May for the next installment, thank you so much!!”
Dave Washington, 6th visit, BMW R1200GSTE
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The view from our hotel…always a morning briefing before we set off
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Coffee stop at pretty Monschau in Germany
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Coffee & apple strudels
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We stop at the Nurburgring which unfortunately is closed to the public
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Colin & Tina Underwood
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“Thanks once again for a wonderful well organized trip …you never fail to let us down. Brilliant roads, great food and hospitality & the scenery was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves again . Can’t wait for next year”
Colin Underwood, 5th trip, Suzuki GSX1250FA & Tina Underwood, 5th trip, Kawasaki Z1000SX
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Some choose to dine in the hotel restaurant
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Picturesque Cochem
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The Rhine at Boppard…James & Aaran
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“Hi John & Jen, this trip was the best so far, I couldn’t have picked a better way to celebrate my 40th (with the exception of spending time with the girls of course :)). All the hotels were great and the food too! As for the roads and scenery…simply sublime, twisties, sweepers and chilled open roads, there was something to catch the imagination for everyone. The company was great (with the exception of a few clowns! [see last night pics!]), but as always the trip was made by two great hosts! My favourite night was the last night seeing you guys on form and adding that extra spark to whole trip. Of course we’ll be back for more of the same next year. Thanks & all the best”
James Turton, 4th trip, BMW K1300S
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Coffee at Boppard…Lunch at Bernkastel
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Wine making along the Mosel
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Our hotel in Luxembourg…where we can’t wait to get into the pool!
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Jaime’s BMW breaks down again!!
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A jazz band plays at lunch…we stop to take in the view in the Belgian Ardennes
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The group (minus Jaime, Tim & Jim) in the Ardennes
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Our last night is in Sedan where our hotel is just opposite the fort
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Tina & Karen…Rosemary & Tim…knowing James has a phobia of Clowns who needs friends like these!!!!
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Jaime…JC
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Aaran & Jim…James with brother Aaran
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Rosemary finds her red nose rather restricts her intake of wine!!!
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Dinner our last night
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Bikes parked up at lunch
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The Bike Normandy T-Shirt shop opens from the back of the van!!       Karen & Mark
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We always regroup before and after any section of motorway.
And that’s it – back to Calais for our goodbye’s.
Thanks to all at KAMG for the flowers on our wedding anniversary & we hope to see many of you again next year