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Plombiére-les-Dijon to St Jean-de-Losne on the Saône river.

Wednesday 10 August. Plombiére was a good mooring. No power or water available, at least where we were, which is surprising considering it’s a reasonable size. There are very dilapidated electrical points but they don’t work. The lockeeper showed up … Continue reading

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Pont d’Ouche to Plombiére-les-Dijon and a mishap.

Tuesday, August 9th. Guess who ran out of internet again? Can hardly believe we went through €80 and 10gigs in 18 days! We can’t work out how we are chewing through 10 gigs so quickly. So there was no internet … Continue reading

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Leaving Leré, Belleville-sur-Loire and Briare.

It was a nice cool morning as we unplugged, untied and left Leré. We cruised past the nuclear power plant which, let’s face it, is an eyesore. But it is what it is (whatever that means?). Not the pretty ‘bucolique’ … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life of Riley (on the Canal Lateral a la Loire…)

It has been suggested to me (by my dear old dad) that a post detailing a days trip on the canal would be a fun and informative read, especially for those contemplating a holiday on a canal boat. So here … 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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Quick post from Cuisery

  This is the view from our church park bench which is the highest point we could find in Cuisery. It’s a beautiful day. We left La Truchére this morning and arrived at the little port here around 2pm after … Continue reading

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