Tag Archives: Paray-le-Monial

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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Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Silence

Speak only if it improves upon the silence. (Mahatma Gandhi) For other interpretations of the prompt ‘Silence’, visit Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge. 

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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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Fleury to Digoin, and onto Canal du Centre for Paray-le-Monial (June 2008)

Saturday June 14 The next morning the paralysed dog from the boat next door had bandages on his legs, where they had rubbed sore after slipping off the carpeted bar during his antics the day before.  His owner then tied … Continue reading

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