Hotel Restaurant Le Merle blanc

36 route de Gueugnon, Digoin, Burgundy, 71160, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $92.00
 

Travel Blogs from Digoin

End of day frustrations

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... was some lovely scenery along the way. All of the locks were manned by VNF keepers who take pride with their gardens of the locks and the flowers were brilliant as if they were competing against each other as they do on the Thames. We have to take lunch break as the locks are closed between 12 and 1pm so we found a shady cool canal side for our break which was very pleasant.

When we finally got to our destination ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... Capitaine had gone home and would not be back until after 9am the next day, but we needed to go before that as we had booked our next lock for 9am. It would mean a free night with electric!! The man told us of a restaurant in the town so we went straight out and had an American style Pizza at the village hotel restaurant. It turned out to have all the different fillings and chips baked on top! We were expecting the chips as a side dish. Never seen ...

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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Monday 23rd June

We were getting ready for a 9 o'clock start so John went to the boulangerie. We had 3 lifting bridges and even though only 2 boats could get in the lock we went through with 2 Dutch boats as we could not see how the bridges operated. They had 2 vertical red lights (meaning out of action) on yesterday and boats went up to it and it opened! What we didn’t see was a twist pole as we have had ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... not working, but a good meal. We had a wander round the town but everywhere was closed seeing it was Sunday so we just sawn am impressive church and war memorial.

When we were back on ST, John, the Dutch man brought out a small saxophone and sat on his aft deck and played it brilliantly. Isi got her accordion and John played ukulele and spoons on our aft deck. We played and sang till dusk with the 3 Danish ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on 36 route de Gueugnon, Digoin.
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