Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (France)

Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses, in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France, is known for the seven historic locks on the Canal de Briare. The village boasts a picturesque canal and historic charm, attracting visitors.
Weeks I stayed Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses
Fri, 21. Jul 2023
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Canal, canal, canal. I just take it as a bit of a highway. It’s nice to ride, but not a lot going on. It’s fascinating though to see all the old factories. They seem ancient, but some seem to be still working. The next days will be similar so I’ll be tuning up my mileage.

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Sat, 22. Jul 2023
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Another sunny day at the canal! In France I encounter nuclear power plants quite often. At least I think that’s what they’re. They always give me creeps, but make me a bit of nostalgic as well. I grew up with Chernobyl. But I always think off Loriot and the Xmas scene when they unpack their presents. I passed Sancerre and thought about having a tiny bit of wine for lunch, but then I skipped. I actually never drink while biking, at least when fully loaded. I find it too dangerous. Had a great dinner and a very mediocre campsite. Again, always astonishing what a difference it makes when the campground managers are unfriendly.

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Mood: happy :)