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Careful – Weekly Photo Challenge

Because our boat’s permanent mooring is in Pont de Vaux, we have to navigate the River Saone quite frequently to go anywhere.  Over the past few years, as we’ve passed through Chalon sur Saone, we’ve admired the waterside gardens which … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Flower Gardens

    The Sunday Stills challenge this week was ‘Flower Gardens’.  This sequence of photos has been taken as we’ve navigated the River Saone at Chalon-sur-Saone, in three different years.   This kind of regimented planting isn’t everyone’s idea of a … Continue reading

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Rain, rain and more rain… Canal de Bourgogne/River Saone, May 2013

The only good thing about being wet is that you can’t get any wetter… and you will, in the course of time, get dry.  The bad thing is that this year in France, once you’ve got dry… you just start … Continue reading

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Genelard (Canal du Centre) via the Saone to St Jean-de-Losne (June/July 2008)

Tuesday 24th June We had booked the lock-keeper for an 8.30 start, but “Lili Ann” behind us was trying to beat a deadline to moor up for the rest of the summer before setting off for a channel ferry booking, … Continue reading

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