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Canal Champagne et Bourgogne (Canal de l’Est), May 2015

Setting out on 30th April, we’d stopped at Gigny and Gergy on the way up the Saone before having to take haven at Seurre for five days because of serious flooding right through the waterways of France (see https://castelsarrasin.wordpress.com/2015/05/04/water-water-everywhere/).  Seurre … Continue reading

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Water, water… everywhere

Twenty four hours of solid, heavy rainfall, has been followed by two days of persistent heavy showers. La Saone, from Auxonne to Lyon, and Le Rhone from Lyon down to Avignon is under yellow alert. Le Rhone has been closed … Continue reading

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Auxerre – Canal de Bourgogne – Saone to Pont de Vaux, May/June 2014

Monday 26 May We’d had a nice weekend at Auxerre, after coming down from the Nivernais. The weather had been mixed, hot and sunny, heavy showers. The moorings on the capitainerie side are expensive, (22 euros for a boat our … Continue reading

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Canal de Bourgogne Revisited (Autumn 2013)

Having abandoned our exploration of the Canal de Bourgogne in heavy rainfall during May/June, we decide to persevere again this autumn… Monday 19th August Arrived at Pont de Vaux around noon, after an uneventful trip.  Traffic had been a little … Continue reading

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