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Join us on our travels around Europe aboard our Dutch Tjalk Francoise

  • Jill Budd

    After 6 years aboard our Narrowboat Matilda Rose in the UK, we took the plunge and shipped her across to Europe. After 2 years in Europe we knew we didn't want to return to the UK so took the plunge and purchased a 1902 20 mtr Dutch Tjalk called Francoise and are now continuing our travels of the waterways of Europe in a buxom wench

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Archive for January 19th, 2015

On the road again, at last.

Posted by contentedsouls on 19/01/2015

We’ve loved Ligny –en-Barrois but, for various reasons, we’ve been there for 4 weeks. With Christmas done and dusted and G back from his family visit to the UK, it was time to move on to pastures new. We need to clear lock 70 before a 5 week stoppage and get to Vitry le Francois to collect Sue and Vic at the beginning of February. We’ve moved through lock 27 today to Tronville-en-Barrois.

A beautiful frosty morning with no wind and we had French guests on board. 5 locks, 5 kms and just a fun day. A two hour cruise and a three hour lunch with Lititia and Guy (pronounced Gee) from Le Cheval Blanc. The sun stopped us being frozen and a simple lunch of fennel and leek soup with fromage and pastries ate the time away over a great deal of laughter – it’s amazing how you can get over the language barriers if there’s a will to communicate.

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