Les Hauts de Chenas
Travel Blogs from Chenas
Finally the rain has stopped!
We left a very waterlogged site and headed towards Lyon and "Camping des Barolles", thankfully the rain stopped on the way here and so far has not returned in any force!
The campsite is situated about 7km from the city centre, its not a place we would recommend for a long period as its got more of a carpark feel to it rather than ...
... all to be consumed -goats, rabbits from small to giant, different birds, all sorts -
Departed Lauhans and headed back to Pont de Vaux over the next couple of days. Spent 2 nights in Pont de Vaux, refuelled and stocked up then headed for Lyon -3 days cruising south.
Met our first really big lock and handled it superbly. Stopped for the night at Macon and woke there to the sounds of the markets right next door to our mooring. Headed to Lyon -Frances 3rd ...
... get wet when it rains -
spent next day with a tube of silicon repairing the windows and any leaks I could find -have to wait until it rains again to see how successful the repairs were.
Went to the markets on Tuesday -lots of stalls, lots of interesting food -wild game, unusual pastries, divine puddings, along with the usual trash and treasure. Vendors calling out, people at a slow pace, crowded ...
... to allow for it. The bathrooms were brilliant with electric pumped toilets. Brekky was delicious, croissants coffee fresh bread that had been warmed. Delish. Time for goodbyes, we had to get the carjack by 12, it wasn't going to happen. This leg of the journey was much easier than the Blois to Burnand leg. The kids have been great ...
Wednesday, we were supposed to have this lovely guided tour of Vieux-Lyon, but because it was raining the entire time, it turned into a miserable death march around Vieux-Lyon. It is a shame because the guide was really nice, but I don't remember one thing she said. My mind was sort of distracted by the weather. Afterwards, Dartmouth paid for us to pick out any dessert we liked and a hot beverage at a cute pastry place. Some of my friends picked what ...
- Free parking