Monthly Archives: August 2015

Clamecy and the gorgeous Villiers-sur-Yonne.

We woke this morning to a gorgeous summers day, even though it’s officially autumn tomorrow. The leaves have started to fall so it’s not far away. Since we left Clamecy the weather has been hot, around 35°. We have been … Continue reading

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Cruising on the Nivernais. Vincelles to Clamecy.

It’s a chilly morning here in Chatel Censoir, but the sun is shining and the wind has died down somewhat. When I last wrote we were moored in Vincelles having made our plan D. And this is still the plan. … Continue reading

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Plans A through D…

Here we are, moored at Vincelles on the Canal du Nivernais. We were not planning on being on this canal. In fact plan A was to head down the Canal de Bourgogne towards our winter mooring in St Jean de … Continue reading

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Market day in Joigny on the Yonne river

Here’s a few pics from our trip to the Joigny Marché last week… I     This was an exceptional market. I think it’s only once a month so we were lucky. Outside there were rows and rows of clothing, … Continue reading

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Playing with the big boys on the Seine and Yonne.

Today is Tuesday and as planned we departed Montargis. We booked a 9am start time at the first lock but somehow nobody had passed it on to the eclusier on duty and we had to wait for a barge (more … Continue reading

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Canal de Briare

We left Briare on Thursday morning half an hour earlier than expected after a visit from the Capitaine and went through the three locks back out onto the Canal de Briare with a little speed boat behind us. From there … Continue reading

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