Le Relais De L'Abbaye
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... for gaz and then finally we started eating kilometers in France! The 'route nationale' are perfect roads for motorcycles! Hills, turns to the left, turns to the right, faster, slower, ... everything you need to enjoy a motorcycle trip! Due to the rain and the cold weather we stopped for the night in a small hotel in ...
... 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 ...
... canals to operate the lock! We travelled slowly letting the other 2 boats get ahead knowing we would have to wait and when we arrived we were surprised to see Dutch John waiting and the other boat in the lock. Another boat must have set off in front of us, so it was good as we could then share the lock with another boat.
Very dark clouds were gathering and some almost black with growls of thunder and the odd flash ...
... their boat applauding.
Algeria had won a vital game in the world cup and the streets started to fill with youths running about or driving cars with people hanging out or indeed lying across bonnets, blowing their horns in celebration of the win. With all the noise they were creating we would have thought they had won the cup. It seems that this town had a big community of Algerians. The noise went on well past ...
... just the tent left.
The wind was blowing a bit so it was a bit of a mare to get the Milano 6 small enough to get into it's bag.
Job done and we were ready to roll just before 12. Our first stop was very far as it was in Crest itself.
We stopped in Crest just to grab something to eat rather than pay the extortionate motorway prices.
Food eaten we were away by 1pm for the ...
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