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... water wheel was going round when we first arrived.
I was taking photos on my phone this day and it wasn't behaving so I don't have many usedful ones. I might be able to find some better ones of the garden we visited the next day, at Higher Walton. That one was only just getting its tourist act together but was lovely too
After trolling through photos on 2 computers, I finally remembered that I'd put the last ones on a thumb drive! Ha, cos everythings ...
... opposite direction along the canal to Cooks Wharf near the village of Ivinghoe and then back along country roads through Cheddington, Mentmore and Ledburn (14 miles). At least one of those a week, plus two rounds of golf and the gym work most days, is setting me up pretty well for starters. AND, so far, no ill effects!
But, before I go on, let's go back a bit...............although not quite to the ...
We took a couple of things off the roof and turned the sky dish on its side and we just about managed to squeeze under the pipe bridge. Water level is going down slowly.
Friday - Earls Barton lock
miles - 9.97
locks - 7
weather - cloudy start then sunny spells
Stopped off at Wellingborough and used the amenities and did shopping. Won't need amenities again before ...
... he was nervous. He tied up outside the entrance of the tunnel for a bit to wait for the boats inside the tunnel to come out. The tunnel is wide enough to two boats alongside each other, but I could definitely understand wanting to wait until it was clear.
While we were waiting, Avril and I met the blacksmith who operates a shop in one of the old buildings owned by the Canal Museum. He was everything I ever thought a blacksmith should be and totally looked the ...
... br> Elephant Orphanage, where Oasis helps support one of the elephants (Kamboyo). A great experience to see the nursery
animals come out for their daily mud bath and comical play and to see the amazing work the centre does with rescued and
injured elephants and rhino. Nearby is the Langata Giraffe Centre, where you can learn more about these gentle and majestic
creatures - hopefully getting the chance to get up close to feed them. There is also time for you to pick mail ...