Tag Archives: France

Chalons-en-Champagne to Vraincourt. Farewell to vineyards. We’ll miss you…

July 27-August 5, Chalons-en-Champagne. As I mentioned in my last post the Canal Entre Champagne et Bourgogne had a bridge closure, stopping all traffic for about 10 days and so we tied up on one of the pontoons in Chalons … Continue reading

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Au’revoir and Kia Ora. It’s time to chase the Summer south.

It’s that time of year, folks. We have only three more days in France and then homeward bound (to our other home because Silver Fern really does feel like a home now). Someone said it doesn’t feel like we had … Continue reading

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French Fauna Favourites 2014!

I feel a bit mean now.   Thats enough of our edible friends. Here are some others we met along the way…and didn’t eat…   And now for the insect world…no spider pics though… And now for my favourite of … Continue reading

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The journey to Paris…

Finally the day arrived to start our 2014 adventure. We carefully packed our suitcases. Then unpacked and discarded most of the clothes (well I did) and most of the fiction. 23kgs each is normally more than ample but with 10kg … Continue reading

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