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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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Airoplanes, Adapted Vans, Trains and .. Boats.

Going back in time, since our last blog, our final weeks in Australia were spent at our gorgeous house on the Hawkesbury River in a mix of frantic preparation for our departure (packing up the house, again) and enjoying time … Continue reading

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Australia: a 90th birthday and the house on the River

Just in case you wondered (and may have missed out on meeting or talking with us since our last blog) .. we survived the flight and arrived in Sydney somewhat frazzled but in good spirits. From the airport we took … Continue reading

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Paris in February: Busy, one way or another.

Well.. when we signed off on our last blog (before the Top 10 Restaurants) we said we had found a new engine to solve our under-power issue: A Yanma (the same engine but with 15hp more and turbo charged) which would provide … Continue reading

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Paris: Our top 10 restaurants

Here are some of our favourite places to eat in Paris. Naturally they all have to be wheelchair accessible, ie, one step is the maximum we can manage with our short ramp which we carry on the electric wheelchair (when … Continue reading

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January in Paris: Versailles, Chartres and Reims

We have enjoyed one of the quietest Christmas and New Year periods of our lives! It’s been just the two of us with the occasional lively lunch or evening with our neighbours, like fellow-Australians John and Lesley and fellow-Brits Charles … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings .. and a Happy New Year

We have been busy with the camera taking photos of a few of our favourite scenes whilst walking around Paris .. with these we send our love and best wishes to family and friends for a wonderful Christmas and New … Continue reading

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