La Lucarne aux Chouettes
Travel Blogs from Villeneuve-sur-Yonne
... 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 ...
... so we are now moored by the bank and this afternoon are going to visit Claret vineyards. So thought that I'd better do it now as later might not be too bright an idea.
so there we are. Will see if I can get some photos through.
shall speak tomorrow. In Paris today they are having huge marches and displays of might. Probably be on your telly.
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 ...
Wednesday 9th July 2014
It was another lazy start, but productive, in as much as we completed blog write ups, Isi then typed them up and sorted photos and went over to the Capitainerie to publish, as John went off to find some shopping. He came back with a baguette and a very expensive cheese from the brand new Fromargerie we saw yesterday. There were samples on the counter for him to try and it was just so nice he bought some, ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
After a long rest and lie in, the weather outside looked like it was going to clear up a bit or be very changeable. It turned out we got option 2. When we got up we set about doing various jobs and taking a further look at our passage planning. Isi and Dawn were working at pick up and drop off stations for when she, Hattie and Jamie fly in on Saturday for a week with us. After a ...
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