Tag Archives: Canal du Nivernais

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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Sights seen during the walking tour of Auxerre.

The Tourist Office of Auxerre have put together a fantastic walking tour of their beautiful town. For €1.50 you get a guide pamphlet and you follow the brass triangles inserted around the streets taking in 67 sights. There’s a lot … Continue reading

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Clamecy to Auxerre. The Wind (wine) Down cruise.

There’s a hint of nostalgia in the air during these last few weeks before we start our journey home to New Zealand. The weather has been autumnal, the breeze is cooler, the nights cold at times with temperatures down to … 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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