Tag Archives: Paris

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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Vibrant Paris

We’re still here in vibrant Paris as spring heads cautiously into summer. For the first time since our barging days commenced in 2008 we are sitting around on board going nowhere when the weather is warm, the waterways are inviting and … Continue reading

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Paris: signs of spring

We’ve had a mild winter and all around us in the port (de l’Arsenal) here in Paris we are seeing signs of spring: daffodils popping their yellow heads, cherry blossom in brilliant pink, the catkins (lambs tails) have been waving … 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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Champagne

Last year (2012) we passed along the fabulous Marne Valley, cutting through the geographic middle of the Champagne region, when everywhere was relaxed and often closed for business.  That was because it was late November. The grape harvest (vendanges) was … Continue reading

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Heading down the river Seine to Rouen

We finally left Clamecy after almost two weeks waiting for the VNF (Waterways Service) to allow us through the lock. Luckily for us during this period we had plenty to do. First we had sister-in-law Pammie staying (see our last … 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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