The painting of the upper hull commenced yesterday, as the white coat was done. It’s time for the blue. Bob is working on the painting of the pilot house. Will take some pics today. After completing the sanding, the painting on the old bed area commences today. The pictures of the Moissac Abbey have been […]
After much frustration with the internet, the spiels and images for the 24th and 25th July are now online. Castelsarrasin is now being worked upon. Click the link below and scroll down to the date you wish to read. www.gratisaustralis.com/?page_id=2676 Yesterday was spent ambling. No photos this day, for we just wanted to enjoy. […]
An interesting day’s motor to Montech: click on the link below. www.gratisaustralis.com/?page_id=327
Mist drifted across the water this morning as the warming sun dried the dew from the plants growing upon the banks. Some shots from last night: Just loving it here……. We are departing for Grissoles today.
Created from the night’s dew that had settled upon the plants upon the bank, mist arising upon the water as the sun rose created a new beauty for the observing eye this morning. Bob and Rob moved the throttle to from the cockpit to the pedestal on the outdoor helm this morning. Now our captain […]
The site of the town is believed to have been inhabited as far back as the tenth century and it’s name to have originated from the name of a man: “Castel de Serratius” Today was market day in the town. Unlike other villages we have visited, there is no market square here. Instead, the […]
A 9km motor to Castelsarrasin this afternoon. Seven locks, a stop at the supermarket where Bob purchased a couple of beach umbrellas along way and we were soon there. Image: the scene from Gratis.
After the humid 40 degree heat of the past few days a grey morning with thunder reverberating around the hills greeted us. A quick walk of Moissac in rain freshened air and we were off. The power of the water as it filled the locks was immense. One wouldn’t want to fall over board. An occasional […]