Tag Archives: Douai

Weather in Chalon Sur Saone

Living on a boat for the winter in the middle of France had us worried at the start, but it’s turned out to be a very mild winter here in Chalon Sur Saone. At home in Ireland this week it … Continue reading

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Why have you seen a number of times on the blog- Sorry no Blog – No Internet!

To keep in touch with family and friends and to put our blogs online, we need internet and mobile phone coverage on the boat. Thus, we have had to have our own mobile Internet devices.

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Hi all Nuala here with my first blog…

It has been over a month since I came to France to join Adrian on this wonderful adventure.  Yes I was apprehensive, but it has being great. I flew into Beauvais Airport and then drove in a hired car to … Continue reading

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Meeting our relatives in Douai

My daughter Louise is married to a Frenchman called Jo Renard. We did not realise until shortly before we commenced this journey that his grandparents live in Douai. We had met them at Louise’s wedding in France five years ago … Continue reading

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The Dover Delivery Team goes home – Nuala Arrives

Thursday was the change of crew date. The plan was that Nuala would arrive by air to Beauvais Airport, hire a car and drive to meet us in Douai. Then Bill and Michael would drive the car back to the … Continue reading

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