Tag Archives: burgundy

Our social life in Chalon- is wonderful.

Last Friday our boat neighbour Thierry and his partner Marie Ange invited us to dinner on their boat. What a Burgundy feast! Advertisements

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Festival of Saint Vincent Tournante – Festival and Wine and Burgundy Culture.

Our boat neighbours,  Thierry and Marie Ange offered to bring us to this annual festival, giving thanks to Saint Vincent the patron saint of wine. The festival started in 1938 and it is held in different towns each year. In … Continue reading

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Visit to Autun – an ancient Roman City

Silhouette, Roger’s barge was in the shipyard in St Jean de Losne. As the repairs were completed, he asked us could we bring him and Elham to St Jean so they could bring the boat back to Chalon.  We used … Continue reading

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Our New Year Party- On a Barge in France

Roger Collins invited us to his regular New Year Party on his Barge Silhouette. We joined him, his son William and his friends for dinner. It was our first experience of a French New Year Celebration and what a feast … Continue reading

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