Meaux: Musée de la Grande Guerre du Pays de Meaux

A striking display inside the museum

A striking display inside the museum

During our stop in Meaux we took the bikes out to visit Musée de la Grande Guerre du Pays de Meaux on the outskirts of the commune. During the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914, the German troops were stopped at the gates of Meaux. It was as close as they came to Paris. The history of the battle and war is explained in the expansive museum. It is worth a visit it you are in the area. Continue reading

Auxonne

Once we moved off the Canal du Centre and onto the River Saône we needed to plan for overnight moorings. On a canal we can reliably find adequate places for the night on abandoned commercial quays or, in a pinch, … Continue reading

Moorings in Paris

Before reaching a safe mooring pleasure boats must first survive the heavy commercial traffic on the Seine.

Before reaching a safe mooring pleasure boats must first survive the heavy commercial traffic on the Seine.

The beauty of owning a barge is the wide range of places where you can moor.   In Wanderlust we can stay in the heart of cities.  We can move our home to the middle of London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Toulouse.  She can also be tied to the bank Continue reading