Narrow Dog to Carcassonne Budget Travel Monday, Apr 7, 2008, 6:35 PM The interior of the Phyllis May, a 60-foot canal narrow boat that the Darlingtons sailed across the English Channel and down the Rhone. (Terry Darlington) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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Narrow Dog to Carcassonne

The interior of the Phyllis May, a 60-foot canal narrow boat that the Darlingtons sailed across the English Channel and down the Rhone. (Terry Darlington)
The Darlingtons and their dogs at home in Stone, England. Jim (right), a whippet, accompanied them on their journey. (The Sentinel)
Sailing through Fradley, a village in Staffordshire, England. (Terry Darlington)
Crossing the perilous English Channel in the pint-size Phyllis May as a freighter passes by. (Keith Wootton)
The Eiffel Tower, as seen from the Phyllis May. (Terry Darlington)
A view of the Belgian town of Namur, near Brussels. (Terry Darlington)
The Darlingtons' end goal: Carcassonne, a fortified city in southern France. (Keith Wootton)
The Darlingtons at the helm. After Carcassonne, they tackled a voyage along the Intracoastal Waterway from Virginia to the Gulf of Mexico, which was the inspiration for their most recent book, Narrow Dog to Indian River. (Keith Wootton)
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