Category Archives: Yonne

Migennes covered market…

The weekly markets are one of my favourite things about France and we are so lucky to be able to visit lots of different markets while we cruise the canals on our boat, Silver Fern. Here are some pictures I … Continue reading

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Auxerre to Gurgy. The Yonne river.

Today is the day. We have been in Auxerre for three weeks and its been great, especially the jazz bands we have seen at Cantinallegra on the quay opposite us. But we are finally heading off. The water and diesel … Continue reading

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Music, markets and meandering 

As they say in France, “oo lu lu lu, Une problem”. At least that’s what our mechanic says. We had a little leak during a deluge night before last. The driving rain came through a couple of closed but obviously … Continue reading

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Rain, sunshine and Chablis

 

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Finally…we make it to Auxerre

Saying au revoir to our friends in Normandy (thanks again Debbie and Lloyd), we started our long journey over to Burgundy. It took about six hours to drive to Auxerre and then another half an hour to find the port … 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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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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