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today everyone else has gone for what will doubtless be a very soggy hike up Kinder Scout. Having no raincoat and only one pair of usefull shoes, I opted to stay and mind the boat.
Between showers (and under some) I took a stroll to the nearest town, New Mills.
It has more arches than anywhere I've seen. It is built on the side of a very steep hill. The rivers Goyt and Sett meet in the bottom of the valley and the water supply ...
... had unlocked the keep. Going straight up the main drive would have been quicker but we decided that we had seen enough from the outside so headed back to the boat.
It's a shame the castle was so far from the canal meaning we had to take taxis, you could probably do it by bus if you had the time, the visitor centre was nice, had a lot of replica armour you could try on, and at only a £2 suggested donation is rather inexpensive.
I started getting a little worried about how long we were taking to get up to Stafford, the boat hire company claimed that it was a 7 day journey to go round the black country, but that's assuming 8 hours traveling a day, with our stops in Birmingham and Cadbury World we were averaging a lot less (the fact that you get the boat Saturday afternoon and have to return it Saturday morning means that you loose a day anyway). So we set ...
... the transportation out and rode a tram out about an hour before concert time arriving to our seats just in time to see the first group of 10,000 singers file onto the stage and perform for about an hour. Not knowing what to do after that, we left and returned to the city via the tram. We had to walk about three quarters a mile from the tram stop to the stage and back, along with a large portion of the Latvian population. The stage audience capacity is 20,000 people. ...
... is she Australian and she replied yes, he said that only Australian's order that haha. I have been trying to find it everywhere and finally got it and it tasted so good!! We then had a pub meal, I had a lasagne and it was nice. We then headed home, the journey took about 2 hours, so by the time we got home we all just relaxed and went to bed.
Then on Sunday it was the day I could pick up my keys for my dorm room at uni. We all slept in and then Rica and ...