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Toul, war and homeward bound.

  So we’ve been moored in the Toul town marina, Port de France, for a month now. The locks into Toul are now shut until late October as they work on the lifting bridge. But if  you’re going to spend … Continue reading

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Charmes to historic Toul.

Last time I wrote we were in Charmes and it has pluses and minuses as a place to moor. The power and water at €9.44 (including tourist tax) was a reasonable price (showers were available at an extra price) and … Continue reading

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Getting a bit of a lift. Silver Fern takes to the air.

Well, it has been a while since I posted and that is because nothing hugely exciting had been happening. And I mean that in a good way. We’ve been moored up in St Jean de Losne catching up on cleaning, … Continue reading

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Tied up on the banks of La Petite Saône

Today is Wednesday, July 2nd. We left St Jean-de-Losne yesterday around lunchtime and planned to cruise up the Petite Saône until we found a spot deep enough to moor up the boat without running aground, but also shady and accessible. … 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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Beautiful evening in Louhans

It’s a lovely evening in Louhans tonight. 9.30pm and still 25° Cant complain. I’ve been thinking about the good and the not so good about living on a canal boat. The good’s pretty obvious from the picture above. It can … Continue reading

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