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We have reached our Everest – Lock 1 at Demange aux Eaux

For the last three days, since we left Vitry le Francois, we have being climbing up to the summit. On a canal that means locks and we have gone through 71 to get here. Nuala and I have become a … Continue reading

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People who make our Gap Year more interesting….

Over the last two months we have met some interesting people on other boats. Generally boaters are very helpful, friendly people and quickly tell you their story. They will rush to help you tie up the boat when you arrive, … Continue reading

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Canal de la Marne au Rein – Locks and more Locks

For the last two days we have being working our way along this canal to get from Vitry le Francois to Nancy. This canalised river climbs up the valleys and because of the number of locks it’s a very slow … 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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