Monthly Archives: July 2014

16 Days in France (Day 10)

The last day on the river cruise . . . [The supervisor selects her morning spot, to act as the boat’s masthead.] [Leaving town and heading up river to . . .] [Another lock.] [Bert and Kathy took advantage of the lovely … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 9)

[Pedal to the metal, we speed past Andance, a “commune” of about 1,100 (think Osakis).] Vienne to Lyon [We obviously had to make time from the two days idle . . .] [And that caused us to skip a scheduled stop … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 8)

Stranded, Day 2 As you can see, we are on a bus, not a boat.  The boat required repairs of such a nature that an engineer from the generators’ manufacturer in Germany had to be summoned for a “house call.”  Fortunately, Cornelia lined up … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 7)

Stranded! All but one man died, There at Rhone River, And they say he ran away … Stranded! Marked with a coward’s shame. What do you do when you’re stranded, Will you fight for your name? He was innocent, Not a charge was true, But the world will never … Continue reading

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