Going Down

We’d just begun our day on the Vosges Canal, having departed from the Bouzey Reservoir pontoon, this would be our first time since departing Port St Louis du Rhone that we would lower Detour down, rather than lift her up, within the locks. A series of 14 locks, the Void of Girancourt, would take us down the Vosges…

Bouzey Reservoir

We were slowly continuing north in the Vosges Canal; such a surreal experience having our 12.5m/41ft sailing yacht in the woods!  During our “passages” we would spot mallard ducks, swans, great blue herons, songbirds, frogs, fish, beavers, muskrats, and deer.  Not exactly ocean wildlife!  Our scenery was beautiful, thickly wooded pine forests.A very good friend once…