Hotel de Bourgogne
Travel Blogs from Cuiseaux
... in the early 17th century and then renovated from 1980 after lying neglected for many years. It was Baroque in its interiors and sat on water with beautiful gardens and a maze. Really worth seeing. Back on the ship there was a cheese and sausage tasting to struggle through. That night I collapsed, exhausted. It's hard work being a ...
After a really pleasant morning in Lyon, we set out on our drive to Lamoura. However . . . the car's navigation went bonkers so we ended up winging it for much of the way. I think that she had problems finding enough satelites. Maybe something to do the mountains?? We call the sat nav Maj. Jo decided early on that her voice had a somewhat pompous air - almost regal, we thought(!). We tried a few names out but the one that stuck was Maj. ...
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, ...
Amanda finally arrived at the boat, jet lagged and tired having missed the connection flight and being diverted to Munich. Another flight, 2 train trips and a 50Euro cab trip and here she was. Life is good again and all is well. The markets were on next day so went shopping for .... you guessed it, cheese, wine, hams, fruit - Took the boat out and managed our first lock. Tricky little beggars as the incoming gushing water can pick the boat up and move ...
Had a lovely time exploring the chateau and hearing about the huge renovation to date. Beautful lapis blue detailing in some rooms.
Returned to a new port Tournus, had only a short while to explore this town as we again were heading off for our last port of call, ...
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