Hostellerie des 3 Pigeons

2, rue Dargaud , Paray Le Monial, Burgundy, 71600, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $93.00

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Rocamadour to Paray Le Monial

A travel blog entry by naomiheagney on Sep 24, 2013

1 comment, 18 photos

We spent the first half of the day in the beautiful Rocamadour, starting with mass in one of the chapels then having a guided tour of the sanctuary level. There's another Black Madonna at Rocamadour (apparently they're reasonably common) but the strangest thing is the ships. Apparently sailors in trouble with stormy weather know to pray to Our Lady …

End of day frustrations

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... canal as we were worried about being locked into the side canal and having to wait for the VNF to decide when we could leave. It was a bit further to walk into the town but not impossible.

To stay cool we had our white exclusive sun canopy/bimini which consists of an old white nylon shower curtain and 4 bungees but it works and quick to remove. Later we walked into the town about 1.5 miles away and had a look ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... the next lock that keeper confirmed the locks would be open till 7pm and so we pressed on, both very tired from another sun sapping day. Isi typed up some blogs whilst we waited. Just after we set off we met a man with a donkey walking along the tow-path with all his earthly possessions in the panniers. Another first!

We made the last lock at 6.30 and when we got to Dompiere sur Bresbre at 7pm an English man helped with our lines and told ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... After stopping for a beer and some shopping in a very small supermarket, we made our way back.

On our return we found we had been joined by Angus and Pamela, Martin from Switzerland and Kit Bjorn and ? the 3 Danish men we had shared locks with before, had all arrived. We had decided to have a BBQ and make it an international type with Danish, Dutch, English and Swiss. Most of us had showers on our boats but the Danish lads were so hot ...

The day that the rains came down

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... 8220;rain drops keep falling on my head” where Dutch John and Elizabeth plus the French lock keeper joined in. This lock keeper was a “happy chappy” and smiling even in the rain. Although it was wet the going was good. We only got held up at one lock because of 2 vertical red lights where the lock was empty and the gates open so Dutch John tried to break the beam but that didn’t work. We overtook them so ...

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