Hiking Part of Canal du Midi in Toulouse

The Canal du Midi is one of the greatest feats of civil engineering in the history of the world. Its construction stretched the 17th century’s technological knowledge and ingenuity to its very limits, much as the Channel Tunnel project would 300 years later.

For nearly 2000 years, people had been dreaming of a navigable waterway to connect the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea. But where previous rulers – from

Hiking Part of Canal du Midi in Toulouse