La Pierre Folle

La Pierre Folle, Cluny, Burgundy, 71250, France | B&B
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Heading South

A travel blog entry by seabug

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Finally left Pont De Vaux, heading for the Sielle River about 1 hour north. Navigated our first lock together; a little scary as there is quite a large amount of water to exit the lock and it tends to swish the boat around, but we managed. Fortunately for us we had the very experienced Sheila and Alan in their boat there to help and advise us.

Headed north and entered another lock leading us into the Sielle River system. First port of call was La Trachere, ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... engine modified for marine work. He gave us an address close to the canal at the next village and so we stopped there and bought a top of the range Bosch battery costing with tax €182 with a Bosch 3 year guarantee at any Bosch dealer (peace of mind for 3 years). He did not have it in stock but could get it by 4pm. It was frustrating seeing as we had planned a long day’s trip but necessary. The stop caused us a 2 hour delay and when we ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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Tuesday 24th June 2014

We started off at 9am it was cool and cloudy we thought it might rain but it slowly cleared during the course of the day. The countryside looked typical English with rivers and fields and wooded areas. We saw what we thought were red kites or buzzards flying down to the canal snatching fish from the water. It was quite amazing to see.

We arrived at lunch time in Paray-le-Monial with John and ...

The day that the rains came down

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... 8220;rain drops keep falling on my head” where Dutch John and Elizabeth plus the French lock keeper joined in. This lock keeper was a “happy chappy” and smiling even in the rain. Although it was wet the going was good. We only got held up at one lock because of 2 vertical red lights where the lock was empty and the gates open so Dutch John tried to break the beam but that didn’t work. We overtook them so ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... to help us start but he just needed us out of the lock as he had boats from both directions! We put a rope round a bollard to try and pull us out and he said NO (with hindsight we think he thought we were tying up) so we pushed, paddled and punted our way out of the lock to the side bank where John jumped ashore with spikes and hammer to secure us. John then realised the bow thrusters was working OK as they had been on ...

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This B&B, located on La Pierre Folle, Cluny, is near Ancienne Abbaye de Cluny.
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