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More Work and More Galleries Added

The painting of the upper hull commenced yesterday, as the white coat was done. It’s time for the blue. Bob is working on the painting of the pilot house. Will take some pics today. After completing the sanding, the painting on the old bed area commences today. The pictures of the Moissac Abbey have been […]

New Pics and Spiels from France and Cocos Online

France There are a few more images to be placed on the Abbey page tomorrow.   Cocos Keeling

Moissac to Castelsarrasin

After the humid 40 degree heat of the past few days a grey morning with thunder reverberating around the hills greeted us. A quick walk of Moissac in rain freshened air and we were off.   The power of the water as it filled the locks was immense. One wouldn’t want to fall over board. An occasional […]

Arrival in Moissac

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St – Pierre Abbey, Moissac

Moissac is a town overshadowed by St – Pierre Abbey Church and saw its beginnings as a Roman settlement. Sadly, as a result of invasions that took place at the hands of the Saracens, Normans and Magyars, much of the Abbey’s history was lost during those times of destruction. Legend goes that this massive structure […]


There was time for a walk through Moissac this morning. For more about the Abbey: The old water mill, now an hotel, provided us with an insight to its working as we wandered around it. On the bridge leading up to the Pont Napoleon, where we had supped the previous night, we came upon […]

Valence d’Agen to Moissac

A thunderstorm blew in from nowhere last night. Upon waking this morning a Gratis covered in leaves, twigs and fruit greeted our eyes. A rapid clean up and we were off: or maybe not!! Arriving at the first lock of the day 5 minutes later, no lock lights greeted us. Mooring to a dredging barge, […]