Life in Gent

Well we are here and in one piece, working out how to survive on a limited budget and enjoying being abroad. We have always travelled mainly throughout Europe and the dream is to do that at a snails pace with no need to check return flights as we can keep going until we get too old and physically unable to...

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England to Belgium what a week!

We were waiting for what seemed an eternity in Evesham, getting all the elements in place, for the move to Europe. At last the day dawned last Wednesday 25th Nov. The lorry had arrived the night before so we knew we were on our way the following morning. The crane arrived on time and within the hour the boat was...

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Preparing to depart

We have had our boat name written on the ceiling of the Gloucester yacht Club, and we have said goodbye to our friends there. If you are ever in Gloucester The club will welcome you with cheap beer and a friendly smile. We said goodbye to neighbours and very dear friends but I suspect we will see as much of...

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Slow start to the adventure

Yes I said it was a waiting game and so it is. No disrespect to Evesham but it is very dull here and I get bored very easily. News is that the lift will happen around the 18th November so three weeks time or so, but there are complications involving the other end lifting us back in. We are going...

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The adventure begins

We decided this week to move the boat from Gloucester – Evesham. The weather has been good up to this week and the river levels consequently quite low and easy to manage upstream. We completed the move in two days. We left Gloucester docks to a rousing farewell from Sam, Chris, Pete and Helen. Thanks guys for your friendship and...

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