Courtilles du Lido

Chemin du Passeur, Fontainebleau, Île-de-France, 77250, France | Campground
 

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Back to Briare

A travel blog entry by anthonygoodwin

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10th July Back to Briare In the morning we waited for the Office de Tourisme to open and the lady there took us across the road to the Church of St. Martin. Took lots of photos. (I finally got all the iPads and phones backed up so I can now access Denise's photos-- can't promise I will have the energy or patience to go back through this blog and add more now, however!) The weather was not good but we were pleased we stopped long ...

Two wonderful days in Chatillon sur Loire

A travel blog entry by anthonygoodwin

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... Chatillon sur Loire) and after a vain attempt to take a short cut home turned back and sheltered in a Tabac until the rain stopped. Denise had coffee. Made it back to our home village and put the bikes back where they will stay (on the stern of the boat) until we get off! I have formed the view that there are good expensive bikes, good cheap bikes and a third category which I will not attempt to describe but to which these ...

Change of plan-- on to Chatillon-sur-Loire

A travel blog entry by anthonygoodwin

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One of the very best days followed this decision. We only had four locks to go through before returning the boat to Briare and two of them were on the way down to the pont canal across the River Loire at Briare. We handled them with ease and Denise's work on the front deck is getting to a very good level of competence. A few kilometres east of Brioare we came to the diversion of the ...

We got given a zapper!!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... water. With the engine and living accommodation at the back that does not vary much with the depth, so all the weight goes in the middle and front to bring it level.

We then came to our first lock to get back on to the canal which did not have any lights on. Oh no!! They are all new and as we were to find out not completed or commissioned. We didn’t know it at the time but we were guinea pigs. John went ashore but there was no tannoy ...

Twelve locks in pretty good order

A travel blog entry by anthonygoodwin

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... for a bit. On the way I saw a deer grazing in a wheat field. It bounded away when it saw me. Pity I didn't have the camera. On the way back I detoured around some of the very quaint streets and lanes. I was fascinated by the cellars with inclined doors right on the roadway. One very decrepit one gained my attention when a French women about the same age as the cellar opened it and went down out of sight! That walk by myself was a highlight of the trip so ...

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