Driving on the Continent is not as scary as you might think – but some of the legal requirements can be baffling. Sometimes even to the locals!
How to drive from the UK to Malta, via Livorno. A description of the trip.
Five quick trivia questions about car-related slogans!
“We needed to be in Pozzallo to book our ferry tickets to Valletta by 09:00 Monday morning. We also had to find a vet in Pozzallo to get the dogs’ tick and worming treatments done and certify them to allow them into Malta. The treatments have to be given not less than 24 hours and not more than 48 hours before entry. So we had a bit of a timescale here as the ferry in Pozzallo only runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.” Carol, Barry and the dogs approach journey’s end.
“The last time we drove through Europe we took the scenic route, but as this time we have our dogs with us we have taken the toll roads for speed. Today the toll charges came to €41.30. Bit pricey, but what you lose in cost you do make up in time.” Carol, Barry and the dogs set off from Hertfordshire on the first half of their journey to Gozo.
The basics of dealing with utilities and running a car in France – by Tony Spencer.