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... for gaz and then finally we started eating kilometers in France! The 'route nationale' are perfect roads for motorcycles! Hills, turns to the left, turns to the right, faster, slower, ... everything you need to enjoy a motorcycle trip! Due to the rain and the cold weather we stopped for the night in a small hotel in ...
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, ...
... fix Martin’s sky dish set up but in the end he had probably put wires into a gadget the wrong way round as there was talk of overheating and a little smoke from the black box, which is not good. John was on the bank side and Martin produced a bottle of wine and handed round the glasses and drank to his failure BUT we would see the football match Dutch v Chile on Dutch John’s boat.
After our evening meal John ...
... not working, but a good meal. We had a wander round the town but everywhere was closed seeing it was Sunday so we just sawn am impressive church and war memorial.
When we were back on ST, John, the Dutch man brought out a small saxophone and sat on his aft deck and played it brilliantly. Isi got her accordion and John played ukulele and spoons on our aft deck. We played and sang till dusk with the 3 Danish ...
Lynda was up early as usual and I lay around being lazy!
At 8.30 we had a lovely breakfast with some lovely fresh cheese and some croissants, fresh fruit and coffee.
After some discussion with Jean-Marc, we headed off to Germolles to see a Palace where many Dukes of Burgundy had lived for centuries, dating back to the 13th Century. We arrived and were warmly greeted at the gates by a gentleman by the name ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking