Category Archives: Wheelchair

Paris to Sydney

It’s been my aim to write an update to our blog for months and as we are now into September, Spring here in Australia, I realise I just have to do it! The reason for our long gap in communication … Continue reading

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Paris – London – New York – New Zealand – Australia and back

We’re now very happily back in Paris after our mad dash around the world, not easy especially with a wheelchair .. or two. Using every form of transport available to a wheelchair user we started from Paris with the manual … Continue reading

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Go to the bottom of the class! Disability Unfriendly Giverny

If you haven’t read “Up the River Seine onto the River Oise” (just posted) then you might want to return to it to get the full story related to Stewart’s experience at Giverny, below. We’d long been looking forward to … Continue reading

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‘Off boat’ adventure: Normandy and Brittany

During the last two weeks we have had a rich and extraordinary “off boat” adventure, driving around Normandy and Brittany in north-western France.  Due to Lesley’s strong family roots in Cornwall, all things Cornish are very much in her mind … Continue reading

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Roanne to Clamecy: the beautiful Nivernais canal

The floods continue and we’ve had many hold-ups waiting for the waters to recede. Since Roanne we have travelled: Back down the Canal de Roanne a Digoin and along the canal lateral a la Loire to Decize which we passed … Continue reading

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Canal lateral a la Loire and canal de Roanne a Digoin: wheelchair repaired

We’ve had lots of glorious sunshine at last, in Roanne, but for many days of the last week we had storms with torrential rain which caused flooding in the region. Our journey since Briare (our last blog): From Briare along … Continue reading

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Canal du Loing and Canal de Briare: wheelchair plays up

We finally left the Rousseau boatyard at Moret-sur-Loing feeling content with all the work they did, even though it took a long time… and we haven’t received the bill yet! Since our last blog we have travelled: From Moret-sur-Loing to … Continue reading

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