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    Morning All,

    would be interesting to see if there are any statistics on this,

    as regular readers will know yours truly and friends were in Essen at the weekend for Techno Classica 2017 https://www.classicdriver.com/en/art...ica-essen-2017

    we left Essen at about 20:30 Saturday evening and took the Frankfurt -> Nurnberg road and got the taxi up to to cruising speed

    and you wouldn't believe it, literally every 5 minutes we passed either a UK registered car/van/car-with-trailer/van-with-trailer or a group of them together, and these weren't a few Brits going on holiday, these cars and trailers were loaded to the gunwales.

    These were people migrating, moving their home.

    Where are they all going ? Where are they from ? They were heading east, our guess was they are heading to Slovakia/Romania/Bulgaria. They weren't Polish because it's the wrong direction for Poland.

    Would be interesting to see if there are any statistics.

    Begs the question though, who of the indigenous population is going to roll up their sleeves and do the jobs these people did for the money they were paid ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by milanbenes View Post
    Morning All,

    would be interesting to see if there are any statistics on this,

    as regular readers will know yours truly and friends were in Essen at the weekend for Techno Classica 2017 https://www.classicdriver.com/en/art...ica-essen-2017

    we left Essen at about 20:30 Saturday evening and took the Frankfurt -> Nurnberg road and got the taxi up to to cruising speed

    and you wouldn't believe it, literally every 5 minutes we passed either a UK registered car/van/car-with-trailer/van-with-trailer or a group of them together, and these weren't a few Brits going on holiday, these cars and trailers were loaded to the gunwales.

    These were people migrating, moving their home.

    Where are they all going ? Where are they from ? They were heading east, our guess was they are heading to Slovakia/Romania/Bulgaria. They weren't Polish because it's the wrong direction for Poland.

    Would be interesting to see if there are any statistics.

    Begs the question though, who of the indigenous population is going to roll up their sleeves and do the jobs these people did for the money they were paid ?

    Milan.
    I see a lot of these too and most of them are East Europeans going back home but also just going back for a period of time before returning to the UK
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    We will end benefits so people will need to work or starve.

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    On the flip side, the good news, I hear, is that Eastenders is opening up again for the return of the great British booze cruise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    I see a lot of these too and most of them are East Europeans going back home but also just going back for a period of time before returning to the UK
    morning DA,

    I've also seen them seasonally, but unless all of Romania was going back for Easter, this was something different than I have ever seen before. They had trailers, caravans, pickups, vans, all full of gear.

    I guess if the cheaper labour all goes home then prices are going to rise as labour prices rise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by milanbenes View Post
    morning DA,

    I've also seen them seasonally, but unless all of Romania was going back for Easter, this was something different than I have ever seen before. They had trailers, caravans, pickups, vans, all full of gear.

    I guess if the cheaper labour all goes home then prices are going to rise as labour prices rise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by milanbenes View Post

    These were people migrating, moving their home.

    Where are they all going ? Where are they from ? They were heading east, our guess was they are heading to Slovakia/Romania/Bulgaria. They weren't Polish because it's the wrong direction for Poland.



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    Of course, heading east through Westphalia is completely the wrong direction for Poland!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    Of course, heading east through Westphalia is completely the wrong direction for Poland!!
    Shaun, I gotta say, you're slipping, let's all chip in and get you a geography book.

    The Frankfurt - Nurnberg road is for the CZ, SK, BG, RO traffic

    the PL traffic go via Berlin

    Probably when Lance Jack Bhoy was in the Army and carrying the Sarn't Major's radio, you had the map upside down and that's why you went to Poland via Regensburg.


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    We will end benefits so people will need to work or starve.
    I agree. Let's start with pensions.
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