Tag Archives: Canal du Midi

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

A very specific ‘beginning’ for the latest Weekly Photo Challenge:  the beginning of our dutch barge’s French adventure, back in the spring of 2008. To see other interpretations of the prompt click the link above or any of the following … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Trees/Fall Colours

Here in East Anglia, Autumn has yet to reach its magnificent climax, so I’ve had to delve into my archives for two of the following pics: Click the link to see other offerings for this week’s Sunday Stills challenge: Trees/Fall … Continue reading

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Chancre Colore (Friday Fictioneers, July 2013)

I looked at the photo prompt and just saw ‘plane tree’.  I make no apologies for not being inspired by the bike! 🙂  Apologies to all who may not have been able to find my comments last week.  The problem … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour:  that first and last hour of daylight. Wherever we are, we always seem to have a camera to hand at this time. We’ve worked, cruised and holidayed in some beautiful places over the years, but few more … Continue reading

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Autumn Cruise, 2011 Pt 1: Castelnaudary to Grau d’Agde

Monday 15th August   Arrived in Castelnaudary around 2.15pm, having overnighted at Dreux, and were surprised to see that there were very few boats moored in the port. Today was a public holiday, Assumption Day, not to mention August being … Continue reading

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Spring Cruise 1 – Castelnaudary to Capestang, Midi (April 2011)

1st April The start of the season was marked by a beautiful, warm, practically cloudless day.  There had been a heavy dew overnight, but we were pleased that the forecast for strong winds was not fulfilled.  We were facing the … Continue reading

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Canal du Midi, Canal Lateral a la Garonne, (May/June 2010)

Saturday 8th May Normally we like to be on the boat and off on our travels as soon as the waterways open on 1st April, but this year we were delayed due to Neville having had surgery to remove a … Continue reading

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Canal du Midi, Capestang to Carcassonne (October 2008)

Sunday 12th October Moored just outside Capestang, we were up early to watch the Japanese Formula 1, like 6.00am!  The morning started dull and cloudy, and then brightened for a very short period.  At lunchtime it became greyer and darker, … Continue reading

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