High in the "Black Mountains", North of Carcassonne is the River Alzeau - the first source of water for the Midi Canal.
Pierre Paul Riquet was the inspiration and creater of the Midi Canal - close by the "Hameau de Lacombe" he diverted the stream to provide the original source of water for the canal.
This "feeder" canal is called the "Rigoule de la Montagne"
The Monument at the start of the Rigoule.
|Photographer:||Malcolm Reynard - personal website|