10000 km Into The Sun

Last Revised: : 1.28 : 2007/04/14 18:10:45 - a report from Andreas Haack
The famous cat in front of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain The Ardèche is famous for Kajak water sport One often encount the oversized Spanish bull the ladmark of the country Sunrise in Portugal shadow
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Driving almost 10000 km through six countries (France, Andorra, Spain, Gribratar (UK) ,Morocco, Portugal) with temperatures as hight as 48°C in Quarzazate or as low 8° in Andorra, alditues of over 2400 m in Andorra or 2200 m in the high Atlas or as low as 10 m below sea level. 2400 m in Andorra
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19-06-2006 Transit to Ardèche, Devesset

Low-flying figher diplayed at a resting area in Switzerland Camping at Devesset in the Ardèche Camping at Devesset in the Ardèche Impressive view while crossing the forest shadow
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img/start-25.png Switzerland; img/time-25.png 10:18 (-2)
img/stop-25.png France, Devesset, N 45°03'12.9" E 4°23'43.6" img/time-25.png 19:15 (-2) img/car-25.png 558 km, 77.8 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 32 °C img/temp-min-25.png 23 °C





20-06-2006 and 21-06-2006 - St-Martial in the Ardèche

~Gebier de Jonc~ a tourist attraction Cosy shop selling 	sausages Lunch break on the D409 The excelent Camping Laborie near Roums in the Ardèche shadow
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img/start-25.png France, Devesset, N 45°03'12.9" E 4°23'43.6" img/time-25.png 10:05 (-2)
img/stop-25.png France, St Martial, N 44°52'14.8" E 4°16'44.5" img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2) img/car-25.png 134 km, 29.2 km/h





In France Diesel fuel is called Gasoil View to a foggy lake from St-Martial Spectacular country side seen from the top of mount ~Gebier de Jonc~ Spectacular country side seen from the top of mount ~Gebier de Jonc~ shadow
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22-06-2006 - Ardèche, Roums, Camping Laborie

House in Roums The Ardèche is famous for Kajak water sport Pont de'Arc on the senic route on the D290 along the river Ardèche Panoramic view  onto the river Ardèche on the road D290 shadow
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img/start-25.png France, St Martial, N 44°52'14.8" E 4°16'44.5" img/time-25.png 9:44 (-2)
img/stop-25.png France, Roums - Camp Laborie, N 44°28'49.9" E 4°22'41.2" img/time-25.png 16:30 (-2) img/car-25.png 140 km, 32.2 km/h






23-06-2006 - St Martin de Ardèche

Kajak sport on the river Ardèche Camping in St-Martin d'Ardèche Kajak sport on the river Ardèche Camping in St-Martin d'Ardèche shadow
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img/start-25.png France, Roums - Camp Laborie, N 44°28'49.9" E 4°22'41.2" img/time-25.png 12:37 (-2)
img/stop-25.png France, St Martin de Ardèche, N 44°18'15.8" E 4°35'06.4" img/time-25.png 17:19 (-2) img/car-25.png 86.6 km, 30.9 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 32 °C






24-06-2006 - Beziers, Domain Mantrose

We are all preparing for the desert It is cold and misty in the Frence Pyrénées It is cold and misty in the Frence Pyrénées camping in Nomans land between France and ~Andorra~ shadow
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img/start-25.png France, St Martin de Ardèche, N 44°18'15.8" E 4°35'06.4" img/time-25.png 10:01 (-2)
img/stop-25.png France, Beziers - Camp Domain Montrose, N 43°25'56.4" E 3°21'54.8" img/time-25.png 17:41 (-2) img/car-25.png 272 km, 59.7 km/h
img/temp-min-25.png 22 °C






25-06-2006 - Andorra

Fuel is cheap in Andorra entering Andorra The highes evelation in the pass is 2408 m Tourism is a main business shadow
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img/start-25.png France, Beziers - Camp Domain Montrose, N 43°25'56.4" E 3°21'54.8" img/time-25.png 11:45 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Andorra img/time-25.png 17:48 (-2)
img/temp-max-25.png 26 °C Sun and Rain img/temp-min-25.png 15 °C






26-06-2006 - Spain - Fuentespalda

Spanish flag Nice but expensive 2a camping in Fuentespalda Nice but expensive 2a camping in Fuentespalda Nice but expensive 2a camping in Fuentespalda shadow
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img/start-25.png Andorra img/time-25.png 7:59 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Spain, Fuentespalda, N 40°40'32.9" E 0°04'09.4" img/time-25.png 19:28 (-2) img/car-25.png 391 km, 50.1 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 30 °C img/temp-min-25.png 8 °C






27-06-2006 - Spain, Santa Poll, Marina Camping

With 29 EUR even more expensive is the 1a camping La Marina A nice fun bath for children with a lot of decorations. most of it not deeper then 50 cm - good for the elephant but not for me shadow
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img/start-25.png Spain, Fuentespalda, N 40°40'32.9" E 0°04'09.4" img/time-25.png 11:24 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Spain, Santa Poll - Camp Marina, N 39°07'49.7" E 0°38'51.3" img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2) img/car-25.png 477 km, 84.5 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 35 °C img/temp-min-25.png 18 °C






28-06-2006 - Lamamola

Mediterianian stayle with white houses in Sagunto Mediterianian stayle with white houses in Sagunto Spanish people love traffic signs Camping La Castita near Cádiz-Málaga in south of spain shadow
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img/start-25.png Spain, Santa Poll - Camp Marina, N 39°07'49.7" E 0°38'51.3" img/time-25.png 11:37 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Spain, Lamaloma, N 36°44'22.4" W 3°18'07.9" img/time-25.png 19:28 (-2) img/car-25.png 444 km, 71.4 km/h






29-06-2006 - Gibratar, La Casta

Border lane to Gibratar(UK) in La Línea Famous mountain giving Gibratar its charater Port of Gibraltar The road to the border is part of the runway of the airport in Gibraltar shadow
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img/start-25.png Spain, Lamaloma, N 36°44'22.4" W 3°18'07.9" img/time-25.png 9:58 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Spain, La Casta, N 36°15'05.4" W 5°20'06.7" img/time-25.png 20:38 (-2) img/car-25.png 278 km, 54.6 km/h
img/temp-min-25.png 21 °C






30-06-2006 - Morocco, Rabat Mercury

100 t canon in Gibraltar Camping in La Casita Advertisement in  Casablanca, Morocco Famous  Hassan tower in  Rabat, Morocco shadow
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ststart-25.png Spain, La Casta, N 36°15'05.4" W 5°20'06.7" img/time-25.png 10:23 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Morocco, Rabat Hotel Mercury, N 34°01'09.0" W 6°49'23.2" img/time-25.png 22:30 (-0) img/car-25.png 367 km, 57.3 km/h






01-07-2006 - Morocco Casablanca, El Jadida

Beach in Corniche, Casablanca River ~Qumer Rbia~ on the way to Marrakech Many people selling honey melones on the road side Peace dove shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Rabat Hotel Mercury, N 34°01'09.0" W 6°49'23.2" img/time-25.png 11:00 (-0)
img/stop-25.png Morocco, Casablanca N 33°35.490' W 7°40.744' img/time-25.png 21:00 (-0)





El Jadida Boat in El Jadida Old Water reservoir (cistern) in El Jadida Sunset shadow
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02-07-2006 - Morocco Marakesh

Carriage drawn by horses for toursits in Marrakech For 3 MAD you  get a excelent glass fresh orange juice - good in 40°C Shop selling nuts and dried fruits Display in the train station in Marrakech shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Casablanca N 33°35.490' W 7°40.744' img/time-25.png 11:30 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Morocco, Marrakech N 31°37'32.5" W 7°59'33" img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2)
img/temp-max-25.png 39 °C





Palms in the Jardin Majorelle View in the Jardin Majorelle View in the Jardin Majorelle View in the Jardin Majorelle shadow
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03-07-2006 - Morocco Quarzazet

One of the many 40 year old overloaded High in the ~ High Atlasi ~ mountains Houses look like build with sand molds in Quarzazate Camping in a filmset of Jerusalem shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Marrakech N 31°37'32.5" W 7°59'33" img/time-25.png 9:30 (-0)
img/start-25.png Morocco, Quarzazate N 30°56.474' W 6°59.211' img/time-25.png 17:00 (-0) img/car-25.png 267 km, 54.7 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 45 °C






04-07-2006 - Morocco Merzuga

Houses look like build with sand molds Road map -I want to go to ~ Zagora ~ Zagora gate Stop time - a sand storm shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Quarzazate N 30°56.474' W 6°59.211' img/time-25.png 8:24 (-0)
img/stop-25.png Morocco, Near Rissani N 31°16.523' W 4°21.052' img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2) img/car-25.png 668 km, 62.8 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 48 °C img/temp-min-25.png 31 °C





Desert style houses nicly decorated Dunes in Merzouga at bad weather Streets in ~ Tagounite ~ - it has quite some Tourist infrastructure Anti-Atlas shadow
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05-07-2006 - 07-07-2006 Morocco Casablanca

Casablanca Beach in Casablanca Farmers riding a donkey Sunset shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Near Rissani N 31°16.523' W 4°21.052' img/time-25.png 5:15 (-0)
img/stop-25.png Morocco, Casablanca N 33°35.490' W 7°40.744' img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2) img/car-25.png 702 km, 68.3 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 31 °C




08-07-2006 - Spain Medina Sidonia

A real Caramaran style speed ferry - also to is slower then advertised Sunset in Casblanca One often encount the oversized Spanish bull the ladmark of the country Storks in Spain shadow
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img/start-25.png Morocco, Casablanca N 33°35.490' W 7°40.744' img/time-25.png 10:00 (-0)
img/stop-25.png Spain, Medina Sidonia N 36°27.701' W 5°55.339' img/time-25.png 21:30 (-2) img/car-25.png 418 km, 93.5 km/h



09-07-2006 - Portugal , Termes da Fada Gesada

Portugise flag - I am in Portugal :-) Recreation area in Termes da Fada Gesada Camping Termes da Fada Gesada Sunrise in Portugal shadow
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img/start-25.png Spain, Medina Sidonia N 36°27.701' W 5°55.339' img/time-25.png 10:20 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Portugal, Termas da Fadagosada de Niza N 39°26.901 W 7°41.680' img/time-25.png 19:30 (-1) img/car-25.png 498 km, 62.6 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 42 °C



10-07-2006 - Bilbao, France - St Jean de Luz

The famous cat in front of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain We have to run ... Port of St-Jean-de-Luz St-Jean-de-Luz shadow
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img/start-25.png Portugal, Termas da Fadagosada de Niza N 39°26.901 W 7°41.680' img/time-25.png 3:30 (-1)
img/stop-25.png France, St Jean de Luz N 43°22.265' W 1°41.225' img/time-25.png 19:05 (-2) img/car-25.png 845 km, 82.3 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 39 °C





11-07-2006 - France Ardèche

Back in France Nature wins over human in the Ardèche French bread: Baguete, Flute Ecole de Balsieges shadow
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img/start-25.png France, St Jean de Luz N 43°22.265' W 1°41.225' img/time-25.png 13:30 (-2)
img/start-25.png France, N 44°21.937' E 2°51.191' img/time-25.png 21:07 (-2) img/car-25.png 499 km, 86.7 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 32 °C img/temp-min-25.png 27 °C





12-07-2006 - Return to Switzerland

img/start-25.png France, img/time-25.png 10:05 (-2)
img/stop-25.png Switzerland img/time-25.png 17:10 (-2) img/car-25.png 824 km, 75.8 km/h
img/temp-max-25.png 30 °C






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