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Today was a slow day in terms of the time spent on the go. We were up and in to breakfast at 7:30 as the "Farm Lodge" hosts serve breakfast from 7 - 8:30 only. Had another good breakfast, getting us off to a good start to our day. Then back to the room to get cleaned up and ready to go.
We headed out at just after 9am ...
... all my stuff. I needed to return the car so I had to get all my goodies out. I had no idea where AVIS was so I checked in my folder and there was a postcode, so I put that in and the GPS took me to the door about 5 minutes away. I caught the AVIS shuttle back to Terminal 5, went downstairs and caught the 423 bus back to the lodge. I was really pleased that I had managed to work this part out as I was a bit worried of the logistics of returning the car ...
... This was really great. The story was told by 5-6 actors who were in each of the rooms. They were really clever and the show was interactive. Levi was put in the dock in the court and charged with weeing in the well in Warwick. After he revealed that he was Australian, the judge knew right away that he was guilty. We all had to boo the accused... it was a lot of fun. There were a few times that we jumped... but on the ...
... mixed with rain in the morning so Meagan and I sat under cover at the bow of the boat and left the boys in the stern to steer. It fined up in the afternoon and the sun came out, putting a different light on the canal. We experienced a bit of boat rage when we got stuck behind a very slow boat going back through the tunnel and had to almost stop our boat to avoid bumping them. They did not speed up when we were back in the open and when we called out to them to ...
Monday - Elton
miles - 10.79
locks - 4
weather - cloudy and very windy, not good for cruising
Left Alwalton at 11.30, moored in Elton 4 hours later and haven't passed a single boat of any description. Away from it all? I'll say.
Tuesday - Ashton (near Oundle)
miles - 8.68
locks - 4
weather - sunny spells (not windy today thankfully)
Lots of boats passed ...