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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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Sunday Stills: Bad Weather

This week’s Sunday Stills prompt was ‘bad weather’.  For us, naturally, most of the bad weather we see is either from or across the water.  As boaters, it adds that extra dimension, since cruising in bad weather is about as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

The Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon – the space or line where land meets sky.  For other interpretations, check out any of the following links: Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon | Flickr Comments Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon / A different view on … 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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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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Baume Les Dames via the Rhone Au Rhine/Doubs and to Auxonne via the Saone (July/August 2008)

Tuesday 22nd July. We had arranged that the workshop at H20 St Jean de Losne, (where we had left the boat in June) would take the boat from its moorings, through the lock and up to the quayside by the … 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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