Category Archives: Lot River

Rainy Days and Fridays

Potters Bar At our “natural” mooring, we had multiple rain showers in the morning.  We had a later morning “brunch” so to speak, of poached eggs or scrambled eggs a la Mike-y.  When the showers broke, we untied from our trees and … Continue reading

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Sunny Skies Turn to Showers We left our “natural” mooring tied to the tree under overcast skies about 10:03 AM back downstream toward Cahors/Douelle.  At 11:30 AM, we visited Laroque-des-Arcs, passing by the Chapelle St-Roch, perched up above the town on a hillside.  Town was … Continue reading

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Upstream to St-Cirq-Lapopie and Back Downstream

We left Bouzies with a mist over the river and a cool, comfortable morning about 8:30 AM.  Our first lock, right after Bouzies, was called the Ganil lock, which has a towpath along the river cut out of the stone. … Continue reading

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Vers and Bouzies

We woke up early, Shoe and Lou walked into town to the bakery for fresh bread and croissants.  The bread was baked in a wood-fired oven.  It was not as cool as yesterday and we set off early about 8:45 … Continue reading

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Shopping in Cahors and a Leisurely Sail to Arcambal

After spending the night at Cabessut, just upstream and across the Lot River from Cahors, we awoke to 42 degree weather. We backtracked to Port Bullier to moor while we walked around town and picked up some items we had … Continue reading

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Through the locks to Cahors

We woke to a mist over the River Lot after an overnight at about KM 135. The sun over the vineyard was gorgeous and the mist barely there when we pulled away from our anchorage at 10:15 AM.  We leisurely … Continue reading

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From Wheels to Float

We left Simon and Hilary with great regret; their hospitality and warmth, as well as, their friendship made our stay in PuyCalvel a very special one, but it is on to our next adventure aboard our boat on the Lot … Continue reading

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