La Cote Saint Jacques
Travel Blogs from Joigny
... up cheeses, meats, olives (and were offered tastes at most places), giving the viande du Cheval stall a miss! Fruit and veges galore with cerises in season and a pot of miel with honeycomb and bottle of Chablis were added to the bulging shopping bag. As the market was packing up, we looked for somewhere for lunch and to get out of the sun. We found a little place in a side street upstairs with all other French diners and a fantastic Menu du ...
... caveman paintings. (No photos were allowed though.) When we got back, we biked to a swimming whole in the river to go swimming. We found wild blackberries too. After going swimming, we went into the town to see water jousting. It looked so cool! ...
... br> The Captain welcomed us aboard, introduced us to his crew and stowed our luggage in the appointed cabins. I was lucky in the allocation as I got a double cabin at the back of the boat. Don't know if they were trying to get rid of me but I didn't complain. The others got lovely cabins as well but just not quite as large as mine.
Supper was pleasant but not cordon blue, the wines were nice and it was pleasantly served. After supper Sheila and ...
Today was our first full day on the barge! We cruised on the Yonne River. The boat went through 4 locks which Evan, Taylor, and I got to help with. At some locks we got to get off the boat and ride our bikes to the next lock. I can even bike faster than the barge! Then we had an amazing lunch that Gail (the chef) cooked for us. It was so yummy! After that, we relaxed on the barge before ...
... She returned at 1.10 and looked like she didn’t care a toss. Isi had words with her as we were leaving (making sure she had opened the gates first) but she just shrugged her shoulders. We have got to say that she was the odd one out as the lock keepers have been OK on the whole in France, some being more communicative than others, some with smiles and happy with their work, but always polite.
In the end, even after the delays and ...
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