Tag Archives: Toulouse

Sunday Stills: Graffiti

This week’s Sunday Stills prompt was ‘Graffiti’.  All of these photographs were taken from our boat as we cruised past an industrial estate on the outskirts of Toulouse, France, so the quality is not as good as I would have … Continue reading

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Spring Cruise, Part 2 Castelnaudary to Moissac and return (April/May 2011)

Sunday 24th April  Set off westwards to catch the first lock after Castelnaudary as soon as it opened.  The heavy rains yesterday have left the water levels very high; our ropes were straining against the bollards on the quayside and … Continue reading

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Canal Garonne, Canal du Midi, (Autumn 2010)

Tuesday 25th August to Tuesday 31st August   The leaves of the plane trees lining either side of the canal were already turning golden as we walked up the towpath to Désormais, which we had left a hundred yards or … 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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Carcassonne to Toulouse (Canal du Midi) June, 2009

Monday 1st June We left Carcassonne early, around 8.30am.  Today was a national holiday in France, (for why I’m not sure) but there didn’t seem to be much more traffic on the waterways than usual.  We locked up with a … Continue reading

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