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    16 December 2013

    From the river to the mountains, tale of a barge cruise

    Our friend Jean-François Macaigne tells of the ups and downs of his trip in a canal barge on the Sâone, from Scey to Besançon : recollections and advice from a devotee of France's canals.

    At Scey-sur-Saône, a three-cabin canal bargeis waiting us. But there are only three of us: a couple of friends have pulled out at the last minute. The canal boatseems almost too big for us. The surface of the water is smooth, everything is calm. The next morning at dawn, just after the lock, we enter the St Albin tunnel, a magical place, shimmering with tints of orange. There then follows a water pathway between two stone walls. We pass by Rupt-sur-Saône, its castle and domed church, so typical of Franche-Comté. We tie up so that we can spend a little time strolling and walking through its steeply-sloping back streets.

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    Canal boats cruising on the canal in French Burgundy
    04 May 2015

    LOCABOAT: A WEBSITE EDITOR REPORTS ON HER FIRST TRIP ON A PENICHETTE

    As a journalist I sometimes write for Locaboat’s blog, interviewing regular customers about their trips on a pénichette®. This time, it was my turn to discover the joys of a weekend on the water. After spending three days sailing between Joigny and Saint Florentin, it all seemed much more real!

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    12 November 2014

    TRANQUILLITY ON THE CANALS. TRAVEL TALES BY SAM ELETR

    Sam Eletre, founder of a company in the hi-tec sector, divides his time between Paris and California, but loves to return regularly to the peace of the canals for his holidays with his wife.

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