Travel Blogs from Plombieres les Bains
... hit our first port of call Selles. We have never had so many laughs. Inside boat is great. Had to draw straws to see who got ensuites and who got single bunks. Karen and Lou and we got ensuites. Yea! Others got single bunks and Erica got a room to herself. Had a real nice dinner tonite. We all had a few drinks (even Erica) and we got the only other couple in the restaurant to join us! You know how social we all are en mass!
As you can guess we all slept ...
This is our hotel room. Small and pokey. All these photos I called " from" is for Plombieres les-Bains.this is where the train took us from Dijon to Plombieres les-Bains. Beautiful old place. Lots of Roman features! Just come back from dinner. Very nice. Lou shouted a bottle of champagne to celebrate the start of our journey!. Weather a bit drizzle. Hope it clears up for our canal ...
... of a bicycle so with that in mind it has been business as usual since then. We found ourselves in all the towns the michelin map recommends which included views aplenty and then bottles of red wine. We finished the area by cycling small canals up to dijon. Seeing people travel by boat through the network of water in France has certainly sown the seeds for a different ...
We sailed also through a national monument which was an "underground canal" which is heritage protected and looked after with pride. Saint Albin's tunnel is 680 metres and very well lit which is just as well as our tunnel light fused! (It is all sorted again now)
The lock keepers were either young women students (John had someone new to talk to, especially if young AND female, so he didn’t care what happened to the boat or ...
... As we were descending in the locks the countryside was getting more varied from the densely wooded areas that we have passed through to fields with herds of white cattle and more farming. We saw a lovely restored house today by another swing bridge that a VNF man appeared like magic to open it for us as there was no zapper.
The light system on the locks is slightly different in this section of canal. As you approach it shows 1 red light (but ...
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