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... all to be consumed -goats, rabbits from small to giant, different birds, all sorts -
Departed Lauhans and headed back to Pont de Vaux over the next couple of days. Spent 2 nights in Pont de Vaux, refuelled and stocked up then headed for Lyon -3 days cruising south.
Met our first really big lock and handled it superbly. Stopped for the night at Macon and woke there to the sounds of the markets right next door to our mooring. Headed to Lyon -Frances 3rd ...
... between 3 tours. It ended up being a huge night for me. I was among the last standing again. I was told that I slept in the lobby when my room was occupied.
Midday Saturday was when I eventually woke up. Not in the lobby, I made it to bed. Not sure when, but it was early morning. Missed breaky, missed lunch. Lunch was at 1030 with a walk up a mountain so you could have a pickpocket on top. Matt, who also slept in, and I walked up at 12 ...
... 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 ...
... to clear 8 boxes with gear/ clothes/ kitchen stuff for the boat from customs.
Left Lyon for Pont de Vaux. 45 min Train to Macon then hook up with the boat broker who drove me to the boat. Graham is English but has lived in France for 20 years -nice chap.
She is a little rougher than I hoped on the outside being an ex hire boat with dings along most sided, but nice and ...
... up and would come in out of the rain. After a while we realised that they must have gone by, so we packed up and followed suit, by which time the rain has eased and the sun was coming out and drying all the roads.
Passing as near Paris as we would dare and through a tunnel whose roof seemed so low Mr Pullen had to duck to avoid the ceiling fans, we emerged onto less and less crowded roads, where filtering was no longer a necessity. This was ...
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