Relais du Maconnais

Lieu-dit Croix Blanche , Berze-la-Ville, Burgundy, 71960, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Berze-la-Ville

Heading South

A travel blog entry by seabug

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... where we spent the night. Big thunder storms surrounded us and it teamed buckets, windows leaked in the boat some more so a little more of the repairs were necessary. Hot days and stormy nights were the order of the day (wishful thinking maybe??) with delightful dinners, good company with Alan and Shiela once we had docked. Continued up the river to Lauhans in time for the live animal markets on Monday morning. Very interesting with all sorts of animals available ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... engine modified for marine work. He gave us an address close to the canal at the next village and so we stopped there and bought a top of the range Bosch battery costing with tax €182 with a Bosch 3 year guarantee at any Bosch dealer (peace of mind for 3 years). He did not have it in stock but could get it by 4pm. It was frustrating seeing as we had planned a long day’s trip but necessary. The stop caused us a 2 hour delay and when we ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... them to stop and he sang us a couple of songs so we plied them with red wine as a thank you. Isi retired at midnight along with a couple of others but later on one of the Danes stood up and promptly fell over like a felled tree completely smashing a table and dish. The other Danes apologised profusely and offered to replace them but John and Elizabeth said not to worry.

The BBQ must have broken up about 1am but it was another great international ...

The day that the rains came down

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... crossed the skies. John made a kind of bivouac cover out of our plastic sheet and several bungees. In the ensuing downpour that followed it kept the worst of the rain off our heads when we could use its shelter but at the locks we got wet. Both of us had to change into our full "sea going" waterproofs (too many locks to steer from inside), Isi doing it before getting too wet but John got drenched. At one lock John ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... to help us start but he just needed us out of the lock as he had boats from both directions! We put a rope round a bollard to try and pull us out and he said NO (with hindsight we think he thought we were tying up) so we pushed, paddled and punted our way out of the lock to the side bank where John jumped ashore with spikes and hammer to secure us. John then realised the bow thrusters was working OK as they had been on ...

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This hotel, located on Lieu-dit Croix Blanche , Berze-la-Ville, is near Ancienne Abbaye de Cluny.
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