near Coulan in the Marais Poitevin region of the Vendee - locals will punt tourists around the shadowy waters SLEEPY CHARM.
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 police, accompanied by two doctors, set out in trucks, towing flat-bottomed boats
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.
These proved three times as valuable as the limestone so were exported in flat-bottomed boats
- the sand to Liverpool for glass-making, the clay to The Potteries via Runcorn, then along canals.
It has four letters and rhymes with those flat-bottomed boats
in Oxford and Cambridge.