Hostellerie Le Potin Gourmand

Place du Champ de Foire, Cluny, Burgundy, 71250, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $147.00
 

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Heading South

A travel blog entry by seabug

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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, ...

Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... the next lock that keeper confirmed the locks would be open till 7pm and so we pressed on, both very tired from another sun sapping day. Isi typed up some blogs whilst we waited. Just after we set off we met a man with a donkey walking along the tow-path with all his earthly possessions in the panniers. Another first!

We made the last lock at 6.30 and when we got to Dompiere sur Bresbre at 7pm an English man helped with our lines and told ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... them to stop and he sang us a couple of songs so we plied them with red wine as a thank you. Isi retired at midnight along with a couple of others but later on one of the Danes stood up and promptly fell over like a felled tree completely smashing a table and dish. The other Danes apologised profusely and offered to replace them but John and Elizabeth said not to worry.

The BBQ must have broken up about 1am but it was another great international ...

The day that the rains came down

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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Monday 23rd June

We were getting ready for a 9 o'clock start so John went to the boulangerie. We had 3 lifting bridges and even though only 2 boats could get in the lock we went through with 2 Dutch boats as we could not see how the bridges operated. They had 2 vertical red lights (meaning out of action) on yesterday and boats went up to it and it opened! What we didn’t see was a twist pole as we have had ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... Danish men also followed us into port

Then the heat seemed to increase throughout the afternoon. We had seen a Buffalo Grill on the way in not far from the marina where it would be air conditioned and we could have a meal and loiter over a couple of very cold beers. The lure was very strong and we had our favourite meal of spare ribs. We knew they would have WiFi but that was the only bit that did not happen as ...

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This hotel, located on Place du Champ de Foire, Cluny, is near Ancienne Abbaye de Cluny.
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