Moored near us when we stopped in Orconte was an adventurer Bruno. Bruno Sananès was in the midst of a long journey across France from Dunkirk to Bordeaux in a four-meter long boat. Bruno successfully completed his voyage across France … Continue reading →
Tunnels are not unusual at the top of many summit canals. Indeed, mostly as a consequence of crossing water divides seven times, Wanderlust spent around 1% of her 2015 cruising distance traveling underground. One of the longest tunnels we encountered, the nearly five kilometer-long Balesmes Tunnel, is at the top pound of the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne.Continue reading →
Wanderlust heads to the summit of the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne
Sometimes we find moorings for the night in the midst of the historic old towns. Other times we spend the night tied to the bank amongst France’s idyllic farmlands. And then there are the times when aren’t particular and just need to find a decent place to tie up for the night. Continue reading →
Wanderlust splits the water on the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne.
It might come as a surprise but the population density of France is about the same as that of Texas. Though there are crowded metropolitan areas, there is also plenty of sparsely populated countryside. One of these thinly developed sections is south of the summit tunnel of the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne.Continue reading →
On the 17th of June 2015, Wanderlust moved off of the River Saône and onto the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne. Once sensibly known as the Canal de la Marne à la Saône, the entre Champagne et Bourgogne neither starts … Continue reading →