Exploring Southern France by Boat

Boarding the Canal Boat Montpellier was a great introduction to the Languedoc-Roussillon region; I enjoyed my overnight stay and first full day in southern France. Now that I am somewhat adjusted to the time change, I depart for Béziers to board the boat that will be my home for three nights as I cruise the Canal du Midi.     I will be sharing the boat with Kent from New York and John and Lisa from England. We are on one of the larger boats available for the canal. This one comes with four … [Read more...]

Canal Cruise in Southern France

The Night before the Cruise Arriving in Europe is always a shock for me. While I love Europe, that first day across the ocean is rough; after traveling all night, changing planes in Paris, and losing several hours to the time change, everything seems a bit off. I am sleepy, but excited. Today is just an adjustment day; I begin a much-awaited cruise tomorrow – I will be traveling on the Canal du Midi in the south of France.         I chose to overnight in Montpellier – it is a smart idea to … [Read more...]