Hotel-Restaurant Le Relais du Canalou

76 Avenue Du General De Gaulle, Digoin, Burgundy, 71160, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $62.00

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End of day frustrations

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... 45 after 9 hours of sailing we had an automatic long with a pull chord BUT there were no lights on it!! John went shore to find out why and we were not allowed to enter the embranchment to Decize due to water shortage and only opening the lock a few times a day. Frustrating as the canal we had just travelled down had every lock letting water go through which thought was strange.

We decided to moor for the evening on ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... that before but we did enjoy it and it helped replace some of the energy of the day. The town itself was preparing for a weekend festival with lots of fun fair rides being assembled. There was nothing special about it so we came back to ST.

When we got back to ST John fitted the new battery hurrah! We had hoped there would be WiFi here seeing as it is a Locaboat hire base but we needed a code. Win some lose some as we got a free mooring but no ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


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


... canals to operate the lock! We travelled slowly letting the other 2 boats get ahead knowing we would have to wait and when we arrived we were surprised to see Dutch John waiting and the other boat in the lock. Another boat must have set off in front of us, so it was good as we could then share the lock with another boat.

Very dark clouds were gathering and some almost black with growls of thunder and the odd flash ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... their boat applauding.

Algeria had won a vital game in the world cup and the streets started to fill with youths running about or driving cars with people hanging out or indeed lying across bonnets, blowing their horns in celebration of the win. With all the noise they were creating we would have thought they had won the cup. It seems that this town had a big community of Algerians. The noise went on well past ...


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