Hotel des Vignes
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... but the facilities are good and as its all gravel no mud to worry about from the rain!
We took the bus into Lyon for a look around the city with no expectations but it was a nice city and easy to get around.
Now that its dry, we hope it will stay that way as staying / sleeping in the van with the rain pouring down is a pretty miserable place to be!!
Finally left Pont De Vaux, heading for the Sielle River about 1 hour north. Navigated our first lock together; a little scary as there is quite a large amount of water to exit the lock and it tends to swish the boat around, but we managed. Fortunately for us we had the very experienced Sheila and Alan in their boat there to help and advise us.
Headed north and entered another lock leading us into the Sielle River system. First port of call was La Trachere, ...
Today is the beginning of a new adventure as we start our road trip. We are all packed ready to go, but have not had a good start. The rental company was to pick us up from hotel but unfortunately he has had a wee accident on the way, so we are still waiting. Hats off to rental car company who rang us at the hotel to inform us, and are sending a cab for us at no charge if course. So we will wait a little longer ...
... each country has a very distinct way of living. Their own language, and culture, and traditions etc. It's not that black and white but there are many more significant differences than in the US where the whole country is largely the same (in that everyone does things differently). So it was really great to see all the peoples from the different places meeting up and sharing their experiences and finding that they could pray in common.
And it was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking