Latest Website News
8th May 2004
Winter in Paris 2003-2004
15th November 2003
Oyster Festival, The Jules Verne, Paris Jazz
15th October 2003
14th September 2003
August 2003: Rivers L’Yonne,
La Seine, Ile de France- Paris!
July 2003: La Saone, Canal du
Bourgonne, l’Yonne. CRASH
18th July 2003
June 2003 -
Hit that ditch, shoot that Etang and crawl up the Rhone to the Saone!”
17th June 2003
May 2003: Bordeaux
21st May 2003
April 2003 :Toulouse
to Bordeaux, Canal lateral a la Garonne and the Garonne River
7th April 2003
March 2003 :Carnival,
chateaus and bateaus
16th March 2003
February 2003 : Experience
the food and the music of France and you will start to know the people.
11th February 2003
December 2002: Xmas
24th December 2002
November 2002: Toulouse,
Charles and Michael, Markets, Beaujolais nouveau, archeological dig, Wine festivals,
a River Cruise.....
19th November 2002
October 2002: Beziers to Toulouse, wine, food and great views...
19th October 2002
August 2002: Big Changes in August .
We decide to sell our narrow boat OO-LA-LA, go to Montpellier, France and buy a 40 foot steel Dutch canal cruiser. A very intense six weeks finds us comfortably aboard our new boat near Montpellier (Southern France) waiting for our luggage to arrive.
September 2002: New boat, new country, new language, etangs, the canal du Midi, glorious wines, and beautiful weather. The South of France – OO-LA-LA.
12th August 2002
Anderton Boat Lift, Tunnels, Lots of Tunnels, Stone, Braunston. Canals = Leeds & Liverpool, Trent & Mersey, Bridgewater, Middlewich, Coventry, Oxford.
9th July 2002
Charms of The River Avon, Stratford-on-Avon Celebrates the Queen's Golden Jubilee, Birmingham City Moorings, St. John's Ambulance Charity Narrowboat Race, World Cup Madness, Dirty Main Line out of Birmingham, Black Country Museum mooring, Wales town of Llangollen, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Middlewich and stoppage near the Anderton Lift. New and Improved Map.
11th June 2002
May is a big month, we see the Queen in Bath, Sharon and Tim Stainken visit for a few days, OO-LA-LA goes to sea in the Bristol Channel and we finally have a map of our travels.
10th May 2002
This month covers our voyage from Reading to Bath, a distance of 75 ¼
miles. Including 23 new pictures.
Added 12th April 2002
Cruising on from Aylesbury, via Oxford and back onto the Thames, including
11 new photos.
An addition to the links page - Braunston
Added 6th March 2002
2002 Cruising Season begins with a trip from London to Bristol via the Grand
Union and Oxford canals - The Scenic Route. Aylesbury Arm.
Added 8th February 2002
A few new photographs added in the Travelogue section.
January 2002 - 14 new photographs
added, showing Camden Town, our winter mooring and various others.
December 2001 - 8 assorted new photographs
November 2001 - 2 new photographs
An addition to the links page - Houseboating
Added 31st January 2002
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