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 April 1st, 2017

The pirates have invaded!

Posted by contentedsouls on 01/04/2017

Very busy enjoying our guests and cruising long days. We’ve covered more ground in the last two days than we have in the whole of March.


Stopped here for lunch – it left a little to be desired as a mooring pontoon!

We invested in pull on wellies for the night duty/early morning Baxter runs. I asked G to label mine – hmmm … I still can’t tell my left from my right; but I am getting better at learning my name


More lively water and a few drops of rain as we moored tonight, bringing about cries of, “shut up” as I burst into song



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Playing with words....

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Aurigny Aperos

…"I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference."


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


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