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After the hard work of the Tour week and the mad de-commissioning of the chalet for rentals, we both looked forward to our short break on the boat. After stopping for a pizza at Vianne, we arrived to find two other boats tied alongside while their owners were away with the regular nosy parkers here watering the plants. Ex-pats of course, who wasted no more than 5 minutes ...
After leaving Denise, on Saturday the 19th, John and I left Bordeaux the next day, on Sunday, and went straight to the Canal and stopped at Castets - en -Dorthe. I had my first experience with the locks just before getting there. We spent the night from Sunday to Monday.
After Castets, 9 locks and almost 7 hours on board, we arrived ...
We were woken regularly throughout the night by the sound of the village church bells striking the hour, so it was not an early start today! After breakfast we went for a walk round the village, and after the inevitable cup of coffee we found ourselves in the narrow cobbled streets of Condom just as the church bells started ringing for mass. What a wonderful sound echoing around the buildings.
The taxi collected us at 2pm, and we were back at the ...
... quick action by the Deckie, who managed to throw a rope around it before it sank, saved a rather embarrassing situation.
While we were enjoying Happy Hour, a Locaboat representative arrived to tell us that one of the locks between here and Valence-sur-Baise (our final port of call) is not working and will be out of action until Tuesday, and so we won't be able to get through to the end of the journey tomorrow as ...
... Frespech. I had commented earlier in the day "I wonder where we will end up tonight" and as we drove towards this free camping/small business site it became evident with the rolling hills, the crops including the sunflowers that it would be something special. We could not have imagined what we were about to experience. Tucked in the back of beyond is this amazing farm with a retail shop, museum and of course tastings (or degustations as they ...
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avenue des Thermes, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $230