Hotel De La Paix
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Finally reached Saint Question in France at about 9. We have a huge room in a nice hotel - bit tricky getting the car into the teeniest parking space but we'll worry about how we get out in the morning. We had a wander to the town square which is nice even ...
... as they were lovely. After a quick breakfast and before we went back on to the canal and first lock we motored down to take a look at the new marina being constructed with new long lengths of pontoon and some finger pontoons added further down. There was also a very posh looking Capitainerie with all amenities to come, no doubt. Anzin is a city that has recognised the potential boating holiday makers and the money their good facilities will attract.
... on the zapper (John has renamed it the Magic Wand as it worked far better than all the other devices we have used) with no problems, then the big locks that were manned and in radio contact were virtually ready to go into. These locks are sectioned so may be 6 boats our size could go into the small section (about ¼ of the whole lock) and would operate that part of the lock only to save water and time. We went in the front and they emptied the whole lock ...
Monday 28th July 2014
We were up at 6.30 with the alarm after a restless night. Isi more worried about over sleeping and John because of the tunnel. We grabbed a quick 2 cups of tea and some breakfast so we were ready. It was chucking it down and had been since it started last night, making it a very miserable morning. Isi had joined together our new 15 metre ropes to make 2 x 30 metre lines to attach to the live aboard Peniche in front ...
Sunday 27th July 2014
We were up early for us on a Sunday and cast off at 9.15 and as no one had been round to collect any money, we had a free night. It had been noted in our book it was expensive so that made it even better! We then made our way through several locks climbing all the way to the first tunnel. We were allowed to go through the first tunnel of 1098 metres as we had timed it just right, and it was lit all the way we could ...