near Coulan in the Marais Poitevin region of the Vendee - locals will punt tourists around the shadowy waters SLEEPY CHARM.
Here, hundreds of brightly- decorated, flat-bottomed boats
ferry locals and visitors around the waterways
Hiring out the flat-bottomed boats
on the busy river Cam is a trade worth pounds 6million a year.
Tourists pile into African Queenstyle flat-bottomed boats
that chug their way through the river's crystal clear shallow waters, passing numerous restaurants specialising in catch-of-the-day fish meals.
of the type which took emigrants to the New World.
The materials will be transported in large flat-bottomed boats
fitted with mechanical arms.
There, you'll find hundreds of brightly-decorated flat-bottomed boats
which ferry locals and visitors around the waterways.
You can hire flat-bottomed boats
, with or without boatmen, to explore the canals.
The river was not particularly deep so special flat-bottomed boats
called Trowes were made at Bewdley.
It has four letters and rhymes with those flat-bottomed boats
in Oxford and Cambridge.