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It's taken nearly 6 weeks from departing New Zealand to actually get underway on the boat, but perhaps that is all part of the adventure. Unfortunately just after we arrived in Pont de Vaux we had some news that my had father passed away. So I returned to New Zealand and Amanda stayed with the boat. The funeral was a nice one -if there is such a thing - overseen by Rob and Pat, who did all the hard work, found pictures, chose music, wrote eulogy, ...
In the cold light of the morning, common sense prevails and we abandon the drive down south idea. We are only travelling another short way down the Saone River to Seurre today but first we walk through Saint Jean de Losne to the supermarket near the marina to buy food for tonight. After lunch, sandwiches made with the baguette I bought that morning, we travel for about 2hours down river, part of which is canalised to Seurre. Bruce ...
... cuts for T's lunch. After her lunch we had to take back the car. First we had to fill up the tank. It took 3 goes before we found one that took cash. The others took credit cards but not foreign cards! The car hire company was on the other side of town near the railway station but only took a few minutes to get there. There was no issues on returning it even though I had scratched the passenger ...
... his relaxed campsite with the hand held showers. We have been here 5 nights and would stay longer if not for our need to head north back to Blighty.
The crafty old French bugger (as Monsieur now calls him) accepts payment (en cash) for cinq nuits and gifts Madame a bottle of wine "Chateau Camping Bastide" . Madame is beside herself with gratitude and enchanted by le vieux charmeur and promises to return next year. (possibly alone if she could - Oo ...
... that they must have a fire alarm sound for 5 minutes every time an event is held there. So after the foie gras, the alarm started going off and a man was barking orders in French which none of us understood including the guides. No one could turn off this cacophony and then we were served our main course and desert. We drove back through beautiful countryside to our waiting river boat. Tomorrow to Macon.
Other places to stay in Tournus
5-6 Place de L'Abbaye, Tournus | Hotelfrom $207
2-4 av Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $190
Rue Georges Mazoyer, Tournus | Hotelfrom $96
18 avenue du 23 Janvier, Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
Place du Champ de Mars, Tournus | Hotelfrom $101
9 rue Jean JaurÃ¨s, Tournus | Hotelfrom $87
Avenue du Clos Mouron, Tournus | Hotelfrom $65
1, av. Pasteur RN 6 , Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
9 Avenue Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $75