Pierre Riquet

Paul Riquet was born in Béziers, Hérault, France, the eldest son of solicitor, state prosecutor and businessman Guillaume Riquet. Continue reading

Grand Canal Waterways Lead to Shanyang Canal

The Grand Canal, a system of waterways that stretch across northern China for 1,085 miles (1,747 kilometres), was used for transporting grain to highly populated areas Continue reading

Canal du Midi Connects Two Oceans

The Canal du Midi in France, also known as the Canal du Languedoc connects the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Ocean. Continue reading