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Festival de Loire

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Just a few pics from an excellent week. Thanks to Pluto and the rest of the L&L/waterway museum team for making it such a fabulous time! 

 

Boats and Breton musicians in this batch

 

I'll keep adding to them a few at a time.

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Formidable!

Was this at Orléans? I'm guessing that the boats in a row are "gabares".

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2 hours ago, Athy said:

Formidable!

Was this at Orléans? I'm guessing that the boats in a row are "gabares".

It was Orleans! and yes, they area gabares, in that they are flat bottomed river boats - even within that category the variations were huge... 

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2 hours ago, magpie patrick said:

boat horses - that is, horses getting on a boat.

Is the boat then bow hauled?  That’s a nice turn around...

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3 minutes ago, WotEver said:

Is the boat then bow hauled?  That’s a nice turn around...

Cheval: "Je savais bien qu'un beau jour on se vengerait d'eux".*

 

 

* Horse: I knew that we'd get our own back on them one day.

 

 

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A replica Berrichon (narrow  boat from the canal du Berry) and possibly the world's smallest trailable boat

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16 hours ago, Athy said:

Cheval: "Je savais bien qu'un beau jour on se vengerait d'eux".*

 

 

* Horse: I knew that we'd get our own back on them one day.

 

 

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