The Le Havre light ship which welcomed the Solent Dove to France.

Approaching Paris

 

Typical small river lock on the Marne

When Peter reached St.Jean de Losnes he telephoned me in Geneva

 

Chalet in Morzine where I recovered from my mysterious African ailment and we both enjoyed the invigorating mountain air

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Picnic in the forest above Morzine

When Peter got back the Solent Dove was aground, caught in the mud and weeds.

Impressive automated lock on the river Rhône with no lock-keeper in sight.  After that it was off to the Camargue, Sète and the Mediterranean