The Journey

The Journey We have Completed

We have travelled from Tarmonbarry in Ireland by road to Dover England, taking the boat on a truck and low loader. We put the boat in the water in Dover and motored it across the English channel. We then travelled the canals and went from Calais to Paris, onto Strasbourg before finally reaching Berlin (see individual parts of the trip on previously written blogs).

Map of Route

Full Route Completed 25-03-2014 to 13-07-2014

Route Completed 25-03-2014 to 13-07-2014

Where are We Now?

We travelled from Berlin back up the Rhine to Koblenz, up the Mozelle river through Luxembourg and onto Metz in France. From there we travelled down the canals in France to reach Chalon sur Saone where we are currently moored for the winter. We intend on staying on the boat until mid February when we will return to Ireland and return to work.

Berlin to Chalon sur Saone 20.08.14 to 1.10.14

Berlin to Chalon sur Saone 20.08.14 to 1.10.14


11 Responses to The Journey

  1. Carol says:

    Go for it guys. I have you have a safe and enjoyable gap year. Keep the faith.


  2. aisling foley says:

    sounds amazing nuala. very jealous. will be looking forward to hearing all about your adventures. travel safe….Aisling x


  3. ros anders says:

    Hey Nuala n Adrian,
    I was about to say ……. when you getting boat into water x clontarf when Claire heard you being interviewed on RTE 1 !!!!!!
    AM I ENvious ,,,,,, but so delighted for you both. The canals and cest la vie meet both your expectations without one enjoying the crazy wind over tide and the other lying on cabin floor wishing the trip was over!!!!!
    Cool cool stuff and cest la vie was the name on my first yacht a P class 7 footer….. kiwi beginner yacht for kidds……
    Shall follow your trip with gusto….. just might get ideas too. Perhaps drop the mast and motor Valhalla thru canals one day
    all the best tally ho
    ross n claire


    • agclontarf says:

      Yes, we are both very much looking forward to the trip. I take the boat across the channel tomorrow. You can follow our adventures on our blog. Thanks for your good wishes – Adrian & Nuala


  4. Caroline says:

    You just passed us! Have a great journey from Rog and Caroline aboard Foxy Lady xx


  5. Helen Duffy says:

    Great to get your news Adrian. It sounds really exciting. Please keep us posted. Helen and Fred


  6. Helen Duffy says:

    Sounds liked a wonderful trip Adrian. Really enjoying your blogs. We have done a lot travelling. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy. Helen and Fred


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