Tag Archives: Montceau les Mines

The Canal du Nivernais (May 2014)

Sunday 27 April We arrived at Pont de Vaux at 6.00pm, having taken the Channel Tunnel route again as opposed to the ferry. The boat was fine, dry and warm. Lots of spiders’ webs everywhere, but I only came across … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Bridges

With the word ‘Bridges’ for a prompt, there was never going to be a shortage of possibilities for a boater.  🙂 To see other interpretations of the prompt visit Sunday Stills.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

The latest prompt for the Weekly Photo Challenge was ‘Grand’.  My selected photos for this week were taken in France, Spain, Tenerife and Australia.  Probably the most awe-inspiring of these was being at the bottom of the second deepest lock … Continue reading

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Canal du Centre, Digoin – Pont de Vaux (July 2012)

Wednesday 4th July  It had taken us 9 days so far to make our way back to port from Briare and we were pretty much on schedule. Having passed through Digoin going up to midday, we received a big boost … Continue reading

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Canal du Centre, Chalon s/Saone – Digoin, (May 2012)

Sunday 20th May We caught the 9.30 ferry from Dover, leaving England in cold grey weather and arriving to similar in Calais.  The temperature there was 10 degrees, but as we drove south the skies brightened, the temperatures rose gradually … 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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