Tag Archives: St Quentin Canal

We have arrived in Paris!

After a journey of 1,343 km, starting at Tarmonbarry on the Shannon in Ireland which included transporting the boat from the Shannon to Dover in England by road and ferry, crossing the English Channel, travelling down the Canal de Calais, … Continue reading

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La Grand Souterrain – Long Tunnel on St Quentin Canal – 5.5 hours to travel 5.5 km- I could have swam faster!

This is a 5.6 km tunnel through the mountains on the St Quentin Canal. All the boats have to turn off their engines to be roped to the boat in front, and pulled through the tunnel by special chain driven … Continue reading

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