Monthly Archives: June 2014

St Jean-de-Losne where the waterways meet.

We arrived here on Friday from Seurre. Initially we looked for a mooring space on the Quai by the restaurants but there wasn’t a space near to a mooring pin so we headed around into the H2o and Blanquarts marinas … Continue reading

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Soirée á Seurre

It’s another perfect evening in Seurre. We have been incredibly lucky with the weather. And the sunsets are incredible. Behind us there’s a treed area where a spirited game of pétanque is being played out. A large barge just exited … Continue reading

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Finally…we are back on the road again

Or in our case, river. Alan’s foot is not back to normal yet but he’s determined to head off today so after refuelling, filling up the water tanks, topping up the wifi Domino and saying au’revoir to the guys at … Continue reading

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Chalon Marché, Place Saint-Vincent

Today was Alan’s first chance to see more of Chalon-Sur-Saone than what’s on view from the back deck of the boat in the Port de Plaisance. Today, dimanche, there is a big market in the Place St Vincent. Lots of … Continue reading

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Chalon-Sur-Saone…still here…

So we are still tied up in the marina in Chalon-Sur-Saone and I’ve got to say it’s starting to feel like home. We are positioned for maximum nosy neighbouring. Everyone has to come by us and I’m starting to turn … Continue reading

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Pics from Tournus, Ormes Lock, Saone River and Chalon


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Thunderstorms in Tournus

We left Louhans on Tuesday morning 10th June at 9.00 after a quick dash to the boulangerie by me and a thorough de-spidering of the deck by Alan and motored all the way back down the Seille river, through 4 … Continue reading

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Louhan-Lundi marché. Pentecost Monday. Heat wave.

Wow. What an interesting morning we have had. The Louhans Monday market is famous for its livestock, in particular the Bresse chickens. I may have mentioned them before 😊 It turned out that today was an especially busy market as … Continue reading

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Photos while the signal is good…

I thought now would be a good time to add in some more photos while our Orange Dongal-thingy has a good signal… its over 30° today and thank goodness the wind has starting blowing as it was way too hot … Continue reading

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Beautiful evening in Louhans

It’s a lovely evening in Louhans tonight. 9.30pm and still 25° Cant complain. I’ve been thinking about the good and the not so good about living on a canal boat. The good’s pretty obvious from the picture above. It can … Continue reading

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