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Boat Friday

 

The Gardon River was a magnet to kayakers and canoeists who would paddle under the bride and run the rapids at the far end of this shot...

 

we will come back to Le Pont du Gard later on in the series...

Boat Friday

 

The Gardon River was a magnet to kayakers and canoeists who would paddle under the bride and run the rapids at the far end of this shot...

 

we will come back to Le Pont du Gard later on in the series...

comments (17)

  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 2 Feb 2018, 00:25
Its a wonderful place for canoeing, Peter.
....peter:): you would love it Ray... you can even shoot the rapids on the right side of the frame....petersmile
That is a lovely view. It looks like it would be a serene place to paddle.
....peter:): parts off the river are very serene Michael... but it still has rapids to run now and then to keep it exiting....petersmile
  • sherri
  • Arkansas USA
  • 2 Feb 2018, 05:08
absolutely wonderful vantage point

so beautiful
....peter:): thanks Sherri... it was a beautiful place to photograph....petersmile
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 2 Feb 2018, 06:39
Glorious isn't it..
....peter:): i agree Chris... a glorious spot....petersmile
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 2 Feb 2018, 06:41
You had a good vantage point here, Peter
....peter:): i did Lisl... i will show your the bridge nest week sometime....petersmile
Superbe vue.
....peter:): Merci Marie la vue est de Le Pont du Gard....peter/pierresmile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 2 Feb 2018, 08:16
A great way to spend a warm summer's day.
....peter:): it was a great day Louis... were able to go down to the river and cool off our feet... the grandkids jumped right into the river for a swim....petersmile
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 2 Feb 2018, 08:18
I wonder what sort of rock this is Peter, it is quite white but looks hard.
....peter:): the bridge that i took the picture from was built with limestone locally sourced Chad....petersmile
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 2 Feb 2018, 09:03
This looks fabulous for everybody.. kayakers and swimmers (fishing??)
Love the blue of the river and the skies.
....peter:): it has something for everyone Astrid... i love the colour of the river too....petersmile
....peter:): Le Gardon est une belle rivière Marie ... j'ai pris cette photo au dessus de le Pond du Gard ...

je vais chercher le nouveau nom de votre domaine
Bisous de nous 3

marie ... je ne pourrais pas poster sur WP encore ce matin ... c'est le message que je voulais vous laisser .... peter / pierre smile
merci pour cette belle rose avec les gouttes de pluie d'été dessus Marie ... ça nous aide à passer l'hiver
Cool little cut outs and caves. What a viewpoint.
....peter:): it's a nice limestone shoreline Mary....petersmile
What a beautiful stretch of river.
....peter:): isn't it a beautiful part of the river Brian....petersmile
What a lovely place this is Peter
....peter:): i had the perfect placce to capture this scene Bill....petersmile
Great scene, Peter
....peter:): thank you Tom... it was a pleasant view....petersmile
A fine stretch of river for such pursuits
....peter:): i loved the colour of the water Martin....petersmile
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Feb 2018, 01:54
I love the scenery and the high banks above the water.
....peter:): it was a pretty sight Cherie....petersmile
What a terrific day - and memory for you!
....peter:): a day full of good memories Elizabeth....petersmile

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