February 5, 2009

Along the beatiful Canal du Midi in South of France

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A most attractive HD video along Canal du Midi by Castelnaudary (between Carcassonne and Toulouse), Languedoc in South of France.

Video: Nokia N95 8GB. Photo: Nikon D70. PP: Paintshop - Pinnacle.

The Canal du Midi or Canal des Deux Mers (Occitan: Canal de las Doas Mars / Canal del Miègjorn) is a 240 km long canal in the south of France, le Midi. The canal connects the Garonne River to the Étang de Thau on the Mediterranean. The original purpose of the Canal du Midi was to be a shortcut between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, avoiding the long sea voyage around hostile Spain, Barbary pirates, and a trip that in the 17th century required a full month of sailing.

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