Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

Autumn and the Canal du Midi

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”                                    Albert Camus

It wasn’t too busy today with just a few visitors and a handful of barges waiting patiently for the next scheduled operation of the locks.  It was quite interesting but I have to say that if this is the third most visited tourist attraction in Languedoc-Roussillon then the region must be short of visitor attractions and I’m not sure that I believe that claim.  From the top lock there was a glorious view across the river valley towards Beziers but we turned our back on that and continued to walk along the tree lined canal where two-hundred year old Plane trees with decorative mottled bark lean across the water, their heavy foliage forming an impenetrable canopy of heavily dappled olive-green shade.

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5 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

  1. YOU DO HAVE SOME VERY BEAUTIFUL PICTURES

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  2. vastlycurious.com

    Just beautiful! Love your Header!

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  3. Tis photo is just priceless.

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  4. Our visit to the canal was in October – I’d love to putz along here … perhaps a glass of wine … quiet conversation …

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