One of the many things we have bookmarked on our computer is a story we read last December in The New York Times. It's about a Maryland couple who bought a century-old converted Dutch barge, and spent about five months a year living on it, while traveling around and exploring France.
We've read a couple of books about people who make their homes on canal boats or barges, and we know there are companies that rent them for your own escapes. We love the idea.
Read the article here. Image: Owen Franken for The New York Times