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A lesson I have learned from the Gap Year- Don’t be afraid!

  Looking back on my life, I realise that I used to be afraid of things going wrong and worried constantly. Sometimes I was not fully aware that I was doing this but it was an undercurrent in my life. … Continue reading

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What a difference a year and eight days make!

Saint Jean de Losne, a small town on the Saone River, won’t mean a lot to you, but it is significant for Nuala and I. We moored in St Jean on Monday night, a year and eight days since we … Continue reading

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How people helped us when we were home

We have commented before on how helpful French and German people have been to us on our Gap Year. It has to be said that the same also applies to Irish people and this is why…

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Meeting Tom Carolyn Emily & Georgia

We have met lots of interesting people on our Gap Year. In a many ways it’s the people who make the trip great for us.  Among those people were Tom and Carolyn and their children Emily and Georgia from Canada.

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Visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg

We got to visit the European Parliament on Tuesday 17th June. You cannot just show up at the Parliament, you have to arrange the visit in advance. We would like to thank MEP Gay Mitchell for arranging the visit for … Continue reading

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The Lure of a Washing Machine, extends a stay in Vitry- Le- Francois, from one Night to Three!

We arrived in Vitry le Francois on Thursday, intending to stay only one night. The port was good and Pascale the Captainaire was very helpful and friendly. We needed to find a place where we could give the boat a good … Continue reading

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