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…

Enter The Vosges

We had approached the very last lock of the Saone/Petite Saone River and there we waited at a red light for our turn to be lifted in the lock.  When the doors opened, we hadn’t expected to see a group of canoes!  Fortunately, as they have to receive special permission for these types of vessels…