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Oct 4, 2018 - On our bikes!

So today we started our barge and bike tour from Auxerre to Paris. We had breakfast at our hotel in Troyes and headed for Auxerre. It was a bit further than we had originally anticipated, so we only just made it in time to return our hire car to Hertz. We found the Quai de la Republique on the Yonne River, and were delighted to see the good old Elodie again. The Elodie is the barge that we sailed on from Paris to Brugge in 2012. We had such fond memories of both that tour and the barge and its crew that we were keen to try another trip with...

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Sep 28, 2018 - Easy on a jet plane

We’ve had a lovely time in Copenhagen but it’s now time to move on to the south for the few days we have free before our bike and barge tour. We’re heading to Auxerre, southeast of Paris, which is where we are to start our tour. From there we’ll take a few days to explore the area before we get on the bikes. We had tricky logistics to manage today. We flew Easyjet to CDG Paris, then had to take the train to Chatelet-Les Halles station in the city, metro to Paris-Bercy train station, train to Laroche-Migennes, and then we had 11 minutes to...

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Sep 26, 2007 - A Barge Named Elisabeth

Regular readers may recall that about a year ago over some good wine and lobster, the idea of a european canal trip was born. We settled on three couples and after a lot of hard work on the part of John Todd and Edie McDevitt we found ourselves embarked on Elisabeth for the week of 15-21 September. On the front of this memorable cruise we had three days in Paris; at the back, we toured Calvados and the beaches of Normandy by car. The flights into Charles de Gaulle on the morning of 13 September were perfect. The rendezvous from three...

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