On May 29 2017, brothers Jérôme and Jean-François Duplaix left Toulouse in their Kayak on the Garonne, reaching Bordeaux on the 3rd of June during the river festival. For more information => visit the 6 days on the Garonne website
Along with other enthusiasts, the Canalfriends community was delighted to support and accompany them at various stages of their journey. Relive the moment in images and videos.
From Belleperche Abbey at saint Nicolas de la Grave (Tarn et Garonne), in a Rand’eau Loisirs Canoe.
Agen – Passing under the Canal bridge (Lot et Garonne)
Departing Marmande on the canoe from Canoes de Garonne were Nicolas, Kevin, Vanessa and te Sprint’Eau team. Stopover at the Maison de Garonne. Received for the evening by Michel Baillon/Le Relais de Garonne, the inhabitants of the village and the Entre-deux-Mers tourist office. (Lot-et-Garonne & Gironde)
At Lestiac, the association de la Cale received them for dinner (photos by Benoit Dupont). Then from the heights of the Cabins in the vineyards of Chateau Bessan located on the banks. (Photos Mathieu Verdier)
Accompanying the brothers from Portets to Bordeaux: Nicolas Lafon/Lou Canoe, the kayak de mer de Abi, the Sprint’eau team, jeff/bestofkayak, Paddle School Arcachon, Les Marins de la Lune, Serge et Gérard. 2nd video by Jeff.
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