Monthly Archives: May 2015

DIY…

During our travels last year we were missing a key piece of kit. A gangplank or passerelle. Yes, last year I jumped onto stinging nettles one too many times and decided we really needed a gangplank. And we found a … Continue reading

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Map of area we plan on travelling this year…

     Red = 2015 Blue = 2014

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The delicious lunch and what happened next…

There is a restaurant we have heard great things about here in St Jean de Losne and today we had the opportunity to try le dejeuner (lunch) with some new friends on our pontoon. For 13€ Madam offers a choice … Continue reading

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Getting jobs done…

We have been in St Jean de Losne for 5 days now. We still have our rental car which needs returning to Dijon on Thursday. Having the car has been great. We are basically using it as a shopping trolley … Continue reading

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The arrival continues…

Continuing on from my last post we arrived into St Jean de Losne on Thursday May 14. Our boat has been moved from last year’s mooring to another spot on a different pontoon, jammed beside an old barge that is … Continue reading

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The departure…and the arrival

The long journey is over and looking back it actually wasn’t too bad at all. We left Christchurch on Monday morning (11th May) at a very pleasant departure time of 10.50am.  So civilised. We flew Singapore Airlines to Singapore (approx … Continue reading

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It’s time to fly away….

We have sold the house, bought an apartment, rented out said apartment, sold our second car, packed up our life and put it into storage and now in a couple of days we will fly away to the boat in … Continue reading

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