Travel Blogs from Nevers
... not moving so drove around the palace and moved on. Up to Montmartre and the Cathedral of the Sacre Coeur. People everywhererr. Gypsies begging at the entrance and the exit plus more outside. Streets that were set up for tourists. Apart from visiting a beautiful cathedral it was hard going. We stopped for lunch at a place that offered sandwiches and when they bought us the menu? NO sandwiches. Brent had ...
... back. When he turned up he explained he had been for a doctor's appointment and his boss was supposed to put in a replacement, but he didn’t. So after being at the lock for 3.5 hours we finally got through. The keeper apologised and shook hands with us. He had been put in a bad position by his boss. Another example of lions lead by donkeys springs to mind.
One of the locks we were in today had very ...
... on he ended up wearing his head light and reading glasses to try and see in the while several people were dancing to John singing. It turned into "a happening" and ended just before midnight. Corre, we had been told was a shy lady but she turned into John’s musical director wanting him to play again Sloop John B. They were a great bunch of people to spend the evening with together. Before returning to her boat, Jenny asked “What happened to ...
Monday 30th June 2014
We set off this morning at 8.45 as the first lock would be opened at 9am and we were right next to it so we wanted to be the first after yesterday's frustrations. Just as well because the New Zealanders were just behind us and Misty Morning tucked in behind us putting NZ at the back! Fortunately all 3 of us got into the lock together and that is the way we sailed throughout the day.
... half they ended up with the highest of the lock sides as this was the lock that had the sloping sides. The lock keeper sent down a hook for their lines as it was impossible for them to get them on the bollard. We were ok and yet again our ropes were fine with Isi nearly running out but we had another line attached to be sure.
When we arrived at Marseilles-les-Aubigny, it turned out to be a working canal port with ...
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