Monthly Archives: September 2014

Canal de Bourgogne Part 2. Pouilly-en-Auxois to Montbard.

We started our downhill descent from the summit after lunch, having spent the morning in Pouilly where Pam found a nice hairdresser to get a trim. They fitted her in at short notice and the simple €12 cut somehow became … Continue reading

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Canal de Bourgogne – Part 1. St Jean-de-Losne to the summit

The Canal de Bourgogne connects the river Yonne to the river Saone and runs for 242kms with 189 locks rising to a summit level of 378m which is the highest in France. It also provides the shortest route for those … Continue reading

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The River Saone. Chalon to St Jean-de-Losne.

Coming off the Canal du Centre onto the river Saone we made a short detour downstream into the Port de Plaisance at Chalon to buy diesel. The port will only moor boats under 15m and so we topped up at … Continue reading

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Canal du Centre.

After a morning’s shopping in Digoin and a quick ‘hello’ to Richard and Judy on ‘Alchemy’, whom we last saw in Villeneuve on the Yonne, we spent the next 8 days on the Canal du Centre which links the Loire … Continue reading

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