The Magnificent Meuse

– part 1 From Belgium into France 7th – 13th May 2022   We didn’t start at the bottom, or the mouth, of the Meuser; we joined at Namur, so this account does not do full justice to the river. It was a rather overcast day when we left the Sambre and found turning upstreamContinue reading “The Magnificent Meuse”

From the Haut Escaut to the Meuse

Up the Nimy-Blaton-Péronne, through the Canal du Centre, down the Brussels-Charleroi and along the Sambre. April 28 to May 7 2022 After 3 splendid nights on the new curved pontoon of the Royal Yacht Club of Péronnes it was time to move on. While there we had had a couple of good walks around LeContinue reading “From the Haut Escaut to the Meuse”

Short Trip on the Scheldt

(Actually the Haut Escaut; we are in Wallonia!) From Bossuit, at the end of the canal from Kortrijk, it is not far to Peronnes where we were to join the Nimy-Blaton- Peronnes canal – just 27 kilometres. Nonetheless, in our new sedate gentle mindset we took a break of two nights along the way atContinue reading “Short Trip on the Scheldt”