Preparing for cruise of Burgundy region of France on European Waterways’ La Renaissance

Slowly, smoothly barging through the valleys and canals of Burgundy, encountering the Loire, Saone and Seine Rivers. Disembarking to explore vineyards, famous, family-owned wineries and medieval villages. Visiting historic chateaux like Chateau de La Bussiere or “fisherman’s castle,” Chateau Sully-sur Loire where Joan of Arc and Voltaire were exiled and the royal and imperial Chateau de Fountainbleau, home for seven centuries’ of royal residents. Meanwhile, the chef shops and prepares gourmet meals of local, seasonal specialties to …

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Judy Wells’ Bio

Judy Wells fell in love with cruising when living in Turkey she was invited on a yawl’s shakedown cruise from Izmir to Bodrum then took the White Boat along the Black Sea from Sinop to the Russian border and back. She has since watched Tinker Bell christen the Disney Wonder, rounded the Horn, been chased by a bull sea lion during a cruise through the Galapagos and spent many an hour on deck through the Mediterranean, Caribbean …

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