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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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Paris to Moret-sur-Loing boatyard

It’s always an exciting time both entering the Port de l’Arsenal marina, coming home for winter, and then again when leaving for the season’s travels. This time was no exception; we had many hands helping with ropes to move our … Continue reading

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Canal lateral a la Marne into La Marne and Paris

This was the last leg of our journey for the year taking us into Paris for our winter mooring.  Once again we were late to be there. Most boats arrive at their winter mooring around 1st October, but we love … Continue reading

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Leaving the Netherlands: Deventer to Charleville-Mezieres

We are now back in France and it feels good. For one reason we can connect to the internet most days through our onboard 3G system which is an SFR annual contract so reasonably priced and with generally good coverage. … Continue reading

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The calm Vecht to the challenging Gelderse Ijssel river

Continuing our journey on the most recent leg we have travelled around 250 kilometres with very few locks (two five-metre locks into and out of Flevoland excluded) but have encountered many lift bridges: Leaving the boatyard at Weesp (near Amsterdam) … Continue reading

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The River Oise and along the St Quentin Canal

The 2012 journey so far: Paris to Compiegne using the Rivers Seine and Oise: 173 kms, 22 locks. A brief diversion along l’Aisne for the Armistice Clearing: five kilometres off the Oise, no locks. Compiegne to St Quentin via Pont … Continue reading

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