Tag Archives: Canal

Monday Morning Blues – The Corinth Canal in Greece

Ever since I first heard about the Corinth Canal as a kid I wanted to see it. The canal connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea and cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland. The 4 mile […]

Friday Photo 32

Happy July everybody! Having just returned from a fabulous trip to Italy & Switzerland, I have chosen a picture from Venice for today’s photo. Nothing too salubrious here, just a shot of an ordinary part of the canal taken from a floating vaporetto platform. Even then, it speaks so much about the magic of Venice […]

France Part Six – Avignon to Strasbourg via Lyon

This morning it would be time to say goodbye to our lovely 500. We had really grown attached to it and struck a deal that if we ever purchased a fun car, this would be the model we would buy. We left the hotel in plenty of time to find the TGV – just as […]