May 2015 – France Decize campsite in the rain. After the Delcize deluge – 1 After the Delcize deluge – 2 Km zero on Loire à Vélo. La Charité sur Loire. Allier? Never heard of it. Ice making machinery in Bourbon Lancy from around 1900. Interesting tree in Digoin. What to choose? I’ll have that! And that!! And that!!! Digoin post office. Signs of an industrial past. Yum! We like Charolais cows! Lifting bridge over the canal in Montceau led Mines. Downhill all the way to the Mediterranean. Rule Britannia! St Leger sur Dheune. All fall down. A man’s work is never done! Enormous cruise ship on the overflowing Saône in Chalon. Door to St Vincent’s church in Chalon. Place de St Vincent in Chalon. Not all signs are this good. Anyone got a submarine bike? Pollarded to within an inch of its life. More flooding. Retired man on the Dole! Dole. Dole. Boats for hire in Dole. The Rhône-Rhine Canal in Dole. Ceremony to remember yhe 70th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe. 1,000 kilometres! Tunnel with built in shower attachment. Le Doubs valley. Approaching Besançon. A cheap way to add an extra window! Besançon. War memorial in Laissey. The Doubs valley. The Doubs valley 2. Our home in L’Isle-sur-le-Doubs. Stork Down the Rhône-Rhine Canal towards Alsace. The Vosges come into view. Lifting bridge on the canal. Fancy bridge on the canal. First sight of the Rhine complete with barge. Basel City hall.