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the major waterway in Venice, Italy

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an inland waterway 1000 miles long in eastern China

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Upstairs, the master bedroom has French doors to a Juliet balcony offering great canal views.
There is a great canal museum at Stoke Bruerne in Northamptonshire (open every day from 10am, entry pounds 3 adults, pounds 2.
John, of Baginton Road, Styvechale, writes: "I'm sure that if the great canal engineer of the 18th century, James Brindley were alive today, he would not find it a difficult operation.
The Great Canal has been a dream for Nicaragua for many decades," said President Enrique Bolanos, who lent army helicopters to a commercial Chinese delegation to fly over the proposed route.
7) Scully describes the great canal at Versailles where 'our gaze moves rapidly down the tapis vert, but when it hits the water it literally takes off.
Thanks to the Great Canal Journeys TV series we were pretty clued up on all things canal-related.
The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage sites, West Lake and the Great Canal, as well as Linyin Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in all of China and a popular spot for locals and travelers alike to make good wishes.
General Statement: The landscape belt of Jing-Hang Great Canal is being started.
There are many highlights along the way, including exploring the industrial heritage of this great canal, marvelling at Loch Lochy and Loch Ness, where mountains rise from the water, and enjoying a huge variety of wildlife such as ospreys, red squirrels and otters.
Another quality option is the Mauro Mansion, with great canal views available upon request.
I think it is wonderful and the possible link up to the Lake District could create one of the great canal journeys of the UK.
Tim Coghlan, managing director of Braunston Marina, said: "Rose was a great canal character with wonderful stories to tell.
GREAT CANAL JOURNEYS Channel 4, 8pm The previous series was a gentle and touching delight, as veteran actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales brought back happy memories of their younger selves while taking barge trips along some of Britain's waterways.
A fan of boating, he has presented series about canals and narrowboating called Water World and Great Canal Journeys.
We have a great canal system that really was moving in the right direction then it was left half done.