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Autumn Cruise, 2011 Pt 1: Castelnaudary to Grau d’Agde

Monday 15th August   Arrived in Castelnaudary around 2.15pm, having overnighted at Dreux, and were surprised to see that there were very few boats moored in the port. Today was a public holiday, Assumption Day, not to mention August being … Continue reading

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The Saone, Rhone and onto the Canal du Midi, (Sept/Oct 2008)

Tuesday 30th September Well, this was the journey we’ve been anticipating with mixed feelings, heading south down the Rhone. We’d spent a lot of time studying the navigation charts, listing the locks and possible moorings along the route, and revising … Continue reading

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Canal du Loing, via the Yonne and Seine, May 2008

The river was running fast again when we returned from Spain, and after a couple of days when the level had reduced slightly, we set off on our boat journey, encountering our first French lock within the first 15 minutes.  … Continue reading

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