Sandy handling the bow line in a lock
enroute to Dole.
Russ handling the stern. A lot easier than
the Panama Canal.
JoLi' Folie at the quai in Dole.
Friends onboard for the first trip out for
Lisa's friend Carol came to visit us. Wine
tasteing luncheon at...
...Domaine Comte Senard at Aloxe-
Comte Senard visting with Joe.
Vineyards at Aloxe-Corton
Then it was Carol's turn for a trip on JoLi'
Folie to Dole.
Passing through the control lock at Dole...
...that takes you on to the Doubs.
The lock house
On to the Doubs River for a bit...
Then turn the "perche" to activate the lock
in to Dole.
Dole from the lock.
Exiting the lock on the other side of
To our favourite spot "under the trees".
The narrow curved "porte de guarde"
enroute to Rochefort sur neon.
Moored at the pontoon on the Doubs at
Rochefort s/ Neon.
JoLi' Folie moored under the trees in Dole.
Complete with a view of a chateau.
Sequence of passing thru lock #69 at Dole
from under the trees.
We'll be going down.
Lisa drops the bow line on the bollard...
...and handles the line (letting out line)...
...as the water empties from the lock.
Always making sure there's enough line to
allow the barge to continue down...
...in the lock. Then, the bow line is
removed and Joe pulls out of the lock.
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