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Monthly Archives: September 2014
Two days to our winter destination in Chalon sur Saone- another coincidence
We are now cruising down the Saone and nearly at the end of our boat travels for this year. This journey has been both a great adventure and a time of personal awareness. We keep having good coincidences, as if … Continue reading
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A catch up blog- We have lost track of each other.
Over the last few weeks we have changed our plans and moved the boat quite a long way and I realise you might have lost track of us and not know where we are or what we are doing.
The luck of the Irish- How a key ring saved our plans to get to winter mooring in Chalon sur Saone.
Yesterday was a tough day. Sorry no blogs, it has been very busy as we have gone through three countries to get from Cochem on the Moselle to Richardmenil on Canal des Vosges. Yesterday when we arrived at the Liverdun … Continue reading
Koblenz to Cochem on Moselle
We are now on the Moselle River having left the Rhine at Koblenz. What a difference! No more 7km current against us and endless barges. Instead we have a tranquil river, very pretty villages and lots of tourists. But you … Continue reading
Henrichenburg Boat Lift and Buying a Carpet for the Boat
Last week we motored from Munster to Henrichenburg on the Elms Canal. We only stopped there because I wanted to visit the barge museum and ancient boat lifts. Nuala said we have a schedule to keep but as I would love … Continue reading
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The Rhine Again- going up stream now – a different story!
We are back on the Rhine again since last Friday. I was going to write a blog about buying carpets for the boat but that will have to wait as going up river on the Rhine is happening now and … Continue reading
Sorry no blog done Friday …
as first day back on the Rhine – very slow going up river seven hours to do 37 km. Blog to follow!
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Munster Again ! – Because Nuala says best charity shop in Germany is here
We spend the last two days in Munster. It’s great because you can moor in the old harbour close to the centre of town. We stopped again on the return trip because Nuala wanted to revisit the charity shop! Also … Continue reading
I have decided that today blog is all about me as it’s my birthday!
Today I am 61 ! There were sometimes in my life that I thought I would never get to this age. But I have and I am in the middle of a Gap Year and celebrating my birthday, with Nuala, … Continue reading
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