Hotel de Verdun

4, rue de Lourdes, Nevers, Burgundy, 58000, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $47.00
 

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A palace? Nearly.. Montmartre? Only just.

A travel blog entry by kathyducker

... a little but we finally a got "the other" menu. Headed out with Nevers in sight. Very excited about this stopover!! Our accommodation is a bit downgrade. We didn't pay all that much so we all know that saying?? Went to McDonalds for dinner. GOTTA experience foreign McDonalds. The young lady asked us where we were from and got very excited. She loves Australia. Tried for an early night for an early start ...

Frustrations!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... 20 minutes before tying up again. At 13.30 there was still no lock keeper, so we phoned the help numbers and got nowhere. People waiting on the other side of the lock were getting as frustrated as us. Eventually one of the locals passed by and Isi said to her in French that there is no lock keeper. She put her shopping down and knocked on the keeper's cottage, went round the back and even tried knocking using a ...

A happening!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... which was very expensive and not much in there, but did get a couple of essentials. We then met up with Adrian and Jenny for the taxi back to the boats at 4pm.

Bruce was going to take Adrian in his car to the supermarket to get his gas bottle exchanged so Isi got a lift too. Jenny asked John if we should have a bank side aperitif, so it was out with the table and chairs, bottles and boxes of wine as well as some nibbles provided by the ...

Finally a photo!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... to get water to the boats so we brought out our long hose to help the Germans, English and then ourselves to fill our tanks. The banter was great. The American had a wry sense of humour; the Dutch guy was quick with it too. Isi did some washing by hand whilst waiting for the washing machine, and on the line very quickly as Adrian had said today’s weather was the best we were going to get for days!

We decided we ...

The waiting game!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... so we got long ropes ready. Once 1pm came our light stayed on red and we were getting very frustrated by all this waiting. We had to be patient and sure enough eventually we saw a boat come out of the lock at 13.45. Our light turned to green and so at 13.50 we set off after almost a 2 hour wait. With it being a special deep lock there was an audience as most people are fascinated by locks and how they operate. It was eerie ...

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This 2 star hotel is located on 4, rue de Lourdes, Nevers.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good