Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Eighteen locks, that will do nicely...
We pulled pins early this morning, watered and serviced Caxton and then went through Becket's lock at Northampton and moored up immediately afterwards to get a large shop from Morrisons. By 10am we were heading off towards the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union and the seventeen locks that awaited us.... By 2pm we were moored up again, sweaty, grass stained (I fell off my bike...what a prat) and knackered. It is going to take a couple of days to adjust to the walking and the locking again but my was it good to do it! So we say farewell to the lovely CLEAR waters of the rivers and hello to our muddy ditches again. It has been a fantastic summer over on the fens and we will definitely be returning for more of this experience, perhaps 2012, who knows?
Posted by Lesley Nb Yarwood