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Travel Blogs from Burton upon Trent
Monday 16th Sep
A gloriously sunny morning. James went to visit the old pumphouse on the hill at Windmill End, and got some photos of the boats departing from the Black Country Boating Festival.
As we reversed out of our mooring another boat went past the junction heading towards the tunnel. This boat has a lot of brass on the sides in artistic panels. We reversed to the junction and turned to follow them. They were very slow in ...
... to rain so we called in at a pub for coffee. It soon stopped raining and we got back to Dave. He showed us the miniatures level with all the painted figures they sell. they were just fantastic and Dave showed us his favourites. We went to the town centre to get some food and visit the castle. Dave could eat at Buckman's the cafe at the Games Workshop. We ate at The Trip To Jerusalem parts of which are the oldest ...
... Xsara but we were told the boat had left already. We noticed Felonious Mongoose had also gone. We had not had a chance to speak to them.
Although the day was overcast and breezy, the threatened storms did not come, and we had only some light showers until later in the evening when it rained.
We helped to marshal boat visitors to Kew. John and his team of evangelists returned and sang some worship songs.
We had to return to our boat at 4pm ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
... couldn’t move. When he had gone past we managed to kick the boat out and off the unseen object in the depths.
We visited Cambrian Wharf as a potential mooring site, but it was next to a night club, so we decided against it. Turning there was challenging as the winding hole is on the lock bollards, and a boat was waiting there as the locks had been closed for repairs for a few hours. We just managed it.
We found a mooring at Brindley Place which had ...