Tag Archives: Yonne

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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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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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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