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... where we spent the night. Big thunder storms surrounded us and it teamed buckets, windows leaked in the boat some more so a little more of the repairs were necessary. Hot days and stormy nights were the order of the day (wishful thinking maybe??) with delightful dinners, good company with Alan and Shiela once we had docked. Continued up the river to Lauhans in time for the live animal markets on Monday morning. Very interesting with all sorts of animals available ...
... be some interesting footage.
We have had to sign up for the optional extras now. Of course I've committed to all of it. Except for white water rafting (**** that would be cold here), the mozart museum, and some wine tasting. All the rest I will be on though.
Oh, another interesting fact is that one of the girls on my bus is Adam Glass's missus.
Internet has been a bit space. So will just update when I can and hopefully get some pics ...
... quite violently. But we survived and pottered down the rest of the canal at a stately 4 mph.
Invited to Alan and Shiela's boat for drinks and nibbles which turned into getting quite sloshed. An enjoyable way to end the day.
We are taking it easy over the next couple of days and then heading on our first foray down the canals, up the Saone, and onto the Sellie River heading to Louhans. Quite the little adventurers.
The story continues ...
... to clear 8 boxes with gear/ clothes/ kitchen stuff for the boat from customs.
Left Lyon for Pont de Vaux. 45 min Train to Macon then hook up with the boat broker who drove me to the boat. Graham is English but has lived in France for 20 years -nice chap.
She is a little rougher than I hoped on the outside being an ex hire boat with dings along most sided, but nice and ...
PEROUGES, JUNE 1
This morning we drove for about 45 minutes to the medieval town of Perouges. This ancient town is still very well preserved. About 1500 people live in the town. It date from the 1400's. The streets are all river rock which they call "cobblestones". It is quite a challenge to walk on them. The buildings are very old ...
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