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Old 16 Sep 2016
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HU France 22-24 September 2017

I am delighted to announce that after yet another successful meeting this year, we have agreed a date for next year which is the same weekend in September, the dates being 8-10Sep at Camping les Hirondelles.


*** NOTE: CHANGE IN DATE TO 22-24 SEP. ***

Despite one or two minor issues this year which we are already working on closely with the campsite, there will be a simplified registration process with direct booking to the campsite amongst some of the changes we are making to make it an even better meeting.

In order to bring some different ideas and keep the French meeting fresh interesting and exciting, I am looking for someone to take over as the event organiser. HU Fr is now very popular and in a great place. I have enjoyed getting this meeting off the ground and have many great memories, from the thundery wash out of the first mini meet with 18 people to this year event with Ted Simon and 100+ participants. It's also been wonderful to meet a lot of amazing people and make some close friendships. Anyone interested in taking over, please either get in touch with me or Grant and Susan.
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Hi John

I'm in Mazarron at the moment, we'll talk on my way back. Hope you received the SD card ok. Take care.
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We'll be there, nous serons là-bas, allí estaremos :-)
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October 3rd 27C and sunny in France

And here is the first picture of HU France 2017.............. planning meeting.... brain storming and quality control of local

HU France 22-24 September 2017-dscn1620.jpg

Best wishes to all, and look forward to seeing you next September!

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Well, ...... the wires have been humming a bit since I decided to step back from organising the event. After discussions with Roger (OTRA) and others, I am delighted to announce that Thierry Floreck ( Tiger3) will be taking the lead for the 2017 event, ably assisted by Roger and a new team. Thierry is well known to HU and also to the French adventure motorcycling community. He has presented at our events, and will be a great asset. His geographical location near the campsite, and his experience of organising events make him an ideal choice, and I am sure you will all join me in wishing him good luck. The event is now very popular and well attended, and I am already hearing about people asking when they can register for the event next year. I am officially handing over on the 26th October when we meet to discuss his ideas for next year. I am hearing great things about new ideas.

There will be a new registration procedure for next year which will be much easier for all concerned, especially the campsite, who are taking on more responsibility for the bookings. This will simplify registration on the HUBB, and as this will need some changes, event registration may be delayed for a short whilst it gets sorted.

A great event is soon going to be even better!
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france HU travel event would be happening in a different location every year, so
everyone could discover how france is beautiful !
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French HU Travellers Meeting

Thank you Jhon for the confidence it is with pleasure and enthusiasm that I take again this torch.
Like many traveler here, it is thanks to this wonderfull place of sharing that we can prepare our most wonderful trips. It is with this same philosophy that I will approach the organization of these meetings.
A new team but also with former member like Roger that we will work for this next Meeting
We will offer you practical tips (mechanical repair, cartography), advice from travelers, presence of known equipment manufacturers and of course travel stories and
Soon, in the meantime ... up to the adventure.

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Exclamation HU France 2017 date change to 22-24 September!

Please adjust your calendars! Due to a late conflict with another event, we are moving this meeting two weeks later, 22-24 September. Sorry for any nuisance, and hope you can attend!

Registration is now open, with early bird rates!
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Very disappointed about the change in date. You could have stated on the HU Events page that the date was subject to change. I and a few others have booked ferry crossing from Ireland to France to attend this event and were just waiting for online registration to open. I just hope the Ferry Company will sympathetic, I have yet to hear back from them.

Please update this page (HU Events, the place to meet and be inspired by other travellers! | Horizons Unlimited) with the new dates to prevent others booking for the wrong weekend.
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I too am very disappointed in this date change. I've already made travel plans crossing the "pond" to return to this event, perhaps even with a presentation, after attending the first one and being thwarted 3 years in a row thereafter by various "adventures". First Stahratte cancels my crossing to Cuba this year, and now the replacement trip is derailed too.
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Smile We too are very sorry about having to change the date!

We try very hard not to have to change meeting dates once they're set, occasionally it's necessary due to circumstances beyond our control.

Just realized that the events page got missed on the update, although the right hand menu on every page did have the revised date. It's updated now everywhere I can think to look, and very sorry about that! For Thermal and Oracle2 (and your mates), we'll waive your registration fee as a gesture towards penalties incurred and do hope you'll be able to join Thierry and the team!

Online registration is now open with early bird rates! All the details and sign up here!

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Good to see the registration page up. There have been a lot of changes this year with a new team with great ideas, and also some new owners at the campsite. It all looks very encouraging, so well done everyone and i'm sure you will make a huge success of it. Lots of work gone into this years event by you all, so it's up to to us now to get signed up and spread the word!
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It's a shame some folks are disappointed with the new date, but silver lining department. Thanks to the change I can make the date and will be coming along as a volunteer with a view to learning the ropes for a possible Spain meet in 2018.

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