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The ‘Fools’ Visit to France

We have been members of the esteemed hiking group the Heartbreak Hiking Fools for over ten years. When we’re in California we hike three days a week with them, and thus have developed some very close friendships. Jon and Cherolyn are both fools, as in Heartbreak Hiking Fools, and have already been on Rabelo twice. This year was trip number three for them. Our friend Rocky is one of the founding members of our hiking group, and this was her ...

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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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