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Weekly Photo Challenge – Achievement

Well, could you balance on a metal ball with claws like that? A little miracle of nature in a concrete jungle… Flying fox bats – Sidney Royal Botanical Gardens The trick, of course, is to achieve  just enough speed to … 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, 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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