Category Archives: Auxerre

Au revoir to Auxerre and France.

The weather during our final few weeks in Auxerre, before we headed down the Yonne (locks due to open not before March 24th partly on account of flood damage) to Migennes to be craned out, had indeed brightened up from … Continue reading

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Looking on the bright side

It is the light of the Midi which we are missing most here in central France. But the sun did shine for the day on Saturday Feb 10th after 3 months of at first rain and floods and then snow … Continue reading

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Winter in Auxerre, and possibly in need of therapy.

After two winters spent in Carcassonne in the south of France I am now beginning to wonder if boating pal David – who after two winters in northern Europe, France and Holland, has returned to Toulouse – was right in … Continue reading

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In Auxerre, with thieves, saints, and a bailiff.

A frail and stooping old lady in Monoprix, after asking me to reach down the cheapest bottle of water from the top shelf, told me that there were a lot of thieves about in Auxerre. I didn’t let on that, … Continue reading

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Attending to Practical Matters

Winter Moorings. We chose to come to Auxerre sooner rather than later in the year in the interests of deciding on a suitable winter mooring. If the decision is left too late in the year then there is a significant … Continue reading

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