Monthly Archives: May 2015

Beside the Med on the Canal du Rhone a Sete the Etang de Thau and the River Herault

When we arrived at Gallician, on the Canal du Rhone a Sete, there were no moorings big enough for us in the port. Tired, after eight hours on the go from Avignon, we put into an overgrown gap, between boats, … Continue reading

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Heading south on the Rhone from Valence.

We left Valence, after eight days, with the flow rate down at about 12 kmph and it was a comfortable enough start getting out of the marina and far enough across the river before turning downstream and through the bridge, … Continue reading

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The Rhone – RNPC (Restriction de Navigation en Periode de Crue).

May 8th. VE Day. Valence. We’ve been here a week now in the Eperviere Marina. We put in last Saturday afternoon for diesel not fully realising just how strong the flow on the river had become, until we attempted to … Continue reading

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Heading South on the River Saone.

I think that if we had not spent five days at Fragnes on the Canal du Centre, waiting for the post, we would have reached the south, Arles, easily in 15 days – by Labour Day on May 1st. The … Continue reading

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