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Sep 13, 2014 - 13-10 Sept barge trip Dompierre to Briare

Okay, all, what can I say - pictures tell a thousand words and that is probably better than you reading a thousand words here. We had a great week - plenty of locks, beautiful scenery (sorry, Gerard, your homeland is tres belle), relaxing, lots of good wine and cheese and canard (duck). The lock keepers were all so nice, fun, and we all helped open/close the locks, throw the lines, etc. Each lock was slightly different, all decorated with flowers, names, distances, between locks, and even the last couple were tryiing to sell us ice cream,...

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May 18, 2010 - At the canal.....

Hi all, we travelled through the mid of France in heavy, strong winds....it seems we have had wind for the last 3 months.....and also near St.Flour there was snow on the mountains, amazing....... Last night we stayed at Briare, viewing over the canal, which crosses the Loire with aquaduct, so you go by boat over a bridge ;-) We're heading north again, to Belgium. Love, Dini

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