Friday, June 12, 2009

France -- Midi du Canal Part #1-- Looking At the Sky

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We are off and running
Our ride would take about two hours

We would go under several bridges on our ride



Cruising along -- A friendly family

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Seen along the way:
The ducks watched us go by -- Old boat, for the taking?




A lock to go through -- It's full, we are going in
On the right note the lower water level down stream



Through in good shape -- Couple watching the action
Again note now we are on a lower level,
the water in the lock is gone




We are back -- There is our car




Tim tied us up
He enjoyed his holiday in Europe, we enjoyed his presence.

Tim, our son, is a boatman by profession. He ties up large ships and barges when they get into the Port of Houston. He has been doing this line of work now for over twenty-five years.

I will post Part #2 of our Midi du Canal ride another day. For a couple of other posts showing this ride
click here.


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7 Comments:

At Friday, June 12, 2009 4:02:00 PM, Blogger Ralph said...

I love the view at the locks - the trees form what can only be described in view as a canal above - minus the reflctions, of course!

 
At Friday, June 12, 2009 5:50:00 PM, Blogger Tammy said...

The scenery is beautiful! What a gorgeous place to take a vacation at. Have a great weekend! :o)

 
At Friday, June 12, 2009 6:21:00 PM, Blogger Tink *~*~* said...

hey Jim - enjoyed the little trip Loved the bridge! Also, your blog looks good on a mobile phone - uncomplicated and easy to navigate, pics scale to the right size for a phone. Rock on! C U L8R

Tink *~*~*

 
At Friday, June 12, 2009 7:45:00 PM, Blogger Dianne said...

I love the shot of the lock

and the composition of the very top shot is so wonderful

 
At Saturday, June 13, 2009 8:56:00 AM, Blogger Patti said...

Bonjour Jim!
Your photos of gthe bridge remind me of the song, "Sur Le Pont d'Avignon"

I love all things French. Thanks for taking us along on the canal tour.

 
At Sunday, June 14, 2009 11:56:00 AM, Anonymous Looking @ The Sky on Friday said...

Thanks so much for playing along. I wish I could've seen this beautiful place in person, but your photos are wonderful!

-Tisha

 
At Sunday, June 14, 2009 10:50:00 PM, Blogger Edward S Gault said...

Excellent pics!-looks like you had a wonderful time.

 

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