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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, ...
... still got it. Just to see how far he could actually go we had to get him to stand on blocks on a step and still he got it. He had an a advantage though.
It turned out to be another huge night. No idea what time I went to bed. It was late. 3 in a row isn't bad. Arg. It was a Saturday though....
Now we are back on the bus heading towards Monaco. Casino tonight, I'm going to have to give it a rest tonight. This is not sustainable. also ...
... quite violently. But we survived and pottered down the rest of the canal at a stately 4 mph.
Invited to Alan and Shiela's boat for drinks and nibbles which turned into getting quite sloshed. An enjoyable way to end the day.
We are taking it easy over the next couple of days and then heading on our first foray down the canals, up the Saone, and onto the Sellie River heading to Louhans. Quite the little adventurers.
The story continues ...
Arrived Lyon and spent 4 days. It's hot!, Funny little tram from the airport to Lyon, then to hotel. Caught tram/bus thingy -trust the French, could Not buy a ticket from point A to point B -had to buy a ticket for a time period i.e. 1 hr or 2 hrs - how long does it take to go to the art museum?? what happens if the time expires half way there?? That explains the discarded bodies along the track, people tickets ...
MACON, MAY 30
Today we are in Macon, a beautiful little town on the Soane. Tomorrow when we get to Lyon, we will enter the Rhone river. Dennis and I decided to spend the morning exploring this old town. We were docked between two bridges and we walked up to one bridge and walked over the bridge to get a perspective of the whole town. It really is charming and the waterfront is very beautiful. It is all in pavers with ...
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