Posts Tagged 'Musee Des Beaux-Arts'

Head to Head with the Big Boys – Art and Barge!

We waved goodbye to Nancy, and headed off to our next destination the city of Toul. Like Nancy we also visited Toul six years ago.

Because of Rabelo’s size we usually make mooring arrangements in advance especially when were going to a large city. It helps that when making mooring arrangements we talk.  We talk to the VNF employees, we talk to the people in the villages along the canals, and most important we talk to the other cruisers. While we ...

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The Bright Lights of Stanislaus Square

Nancy was our turnaround point. Alas it was time to head back to Saint Jean de Losne for the winter. It had been six years since we had visited Nancy, and we were excited to return. Fortunately the old city, and more important Stanislaus Square were the same. In fact the amazing light show displayed every night in the square was even better than the one we saw six years ago. What had changed was all the development around the ...

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If Not By Canal Then By Car – Chateauneuf Here We Come!

We met our friends Tom and Ilana at the Dijon train station. Rabelo’s gearshift and throttle were still not working, but at least we were moored in a safe place, and could use the car to go sightseeing.

Our first stop was the Musee Des Beaux-Arts, or the Museum of Fine Art.  It used to be the Ducs of Burgundy palace.  In a sense it still is as Philip the Bold and John the Fearless along with his wife Margret of ...

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