Category Archives: St Jean de Losne

DIY…

During our travels last year we were missing a key piece of kit. A gangplank or passerelle. Yes, last year I jumped onto stinging nettles one too many times and decided we really needed a gangplank. And we found a … Continue reading

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Getting jobs done…

We have been in St Jean de Losne for 5 days now. We still have our rental car which needs returning to Dijon on Thursday. Having the car has been great. We are basically using it as a shopping trolley … Continue reading

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The arrival continues…

Continuing on from my last post we arrived into St Jean de Losne on Thursday May 14. Our boat has been moved from last year’s mooring to another spot on a different pontoon, jammed beside an old barge that is … Continue reading

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The departure…and the arrival

The long journey is over and looking back it actually wasn’t too bad at all. We left Christchurch on Monday morning (11th May) at a very pleasant departure time of 10.50am. ┬áSo civilised. We flew Singapore Airlines to Singapore (approx … Continue reading

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I’m sad to say it’s time to go…

So we made it from Dole to our winter mooring place at Blanquarts in St Jean de Losne. The trip from Dole went well even though we hit torrential rain while waiting for a lock to open. But it lasted … Continue reading

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