Travel Blogs from Luxeuil-les-Bains
... We thought we might steer from inside a lot today but the distance between locks didn’t make it worth it so we stayed in full waterproof kit and then the rain stopped anyway so we stayed outside all the way. We met a few other brave souls like us today too, but not too many. When we reached the lock for our tunnel it was closed for lunch and they do not provide anywhere for you to tie up and wait! There were 2 ...
... boys see us! The boys have been given instructions on how to run boat,flush toilets,open and shut locks. The locks are automatic now. Don't have to get off and do it manually anymore. All the boys have boat positions. Colin and steve are the rope men. Lou is engineer (sits and listens to engine and drinks). Graham was captain till he lost a boy! ( buoy attached to side of boat). So he is now rope boy and Colin is captain.
Gone thru 4 bottles of wine ...
This is our hotel room. Small and pokey. All these photos I called " from" is for Plombieres les-Bains.this is where the train took us from Dijon to Plombieres les-Bains. Beautiful old place. Lots of Roman features! Just come back from dinner. Very nice. Lou shouted a bottle of champagne to celebrate the start of our journey!. Weather a bit drizzle. Hope it clears up for our canal ...
We sailed also through a national monument which was an "underground canal" which is heritage protected and looked after with pride. Saint Albin's tunnel is 680 metres and very well lit which is just as well as our tunnel light fused! (It is all sorted again now)
The lock keepers were either young women students (John had someone new to talk to, especially if young AND female, so he didn’t care what happened to the boat or ...
... for this afternoon had arrived early. We set off at 12 noon in warm sunshine and a few white clouds in the sky along the river S‚one. It was wide and not very much flow at all, meandering through some lovely countryside with tree lined sections then fields and cows again. 1 cow was even bathing its feet in the river but we didn't have time to take a photo. As we made our way further south on the ...
Other places to stay in Luxeuil-les-Bains
19, Avenue Labienus, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 2 star hotelfrom $63
2 avenue Jean Moulin, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $82
18 rue Georges Moulimard , Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $84
16 Rue des Thermes, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $72