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Travel Blogs from Telford
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Two boats went past, presumably coming from the colliery basins.
We both went for a longer walk later on, exploring Pelsall Common. There were lots of paths off the main track, but there were old workings and hillocks and hollows, which made the minor paths quite difficult. We found some apple trees and gathered a few, also some pears. Our route was a circuitous one leading back to the boat.
... an hour or so the boat traffic eased off, and we turned the boat round so that were facing the same way as the other boat, as they had a cratch, which made getting off at our stern quite difficult. We discovered that his boat’s stern had an unusual taper, leaving a gap between his boat and ours, and a gap between his stern and the shore. We still managed, but we had to be careful.
James went down to check the weed hatch, and Hugo chose that moment ...
... a 180 degree turn in the basin, which is so much easier now that we have a bow thruster. Our boat was too low in the water to get on the trolley easily so we had to take a run at it.
Jim arrived at 9am, the appointed time, and we had almost been winched out by then. He had been given some propeller grinding instructions by Mick Wilson, who had found them on the web. It only took 30 minutes to finish the grinding and then the boat was lowered back into the water. We ...
... a gap year specialist.
Yes, I did feel too old to be shopping there, but hey ho, they had what we needed.
Now the challenge will be how the hell I fit a bulging 80 litres of stuff from the old rucksack into the new 70 litre one.... hmmmm.... may have to leave the inflatable crocodile behind :(
... few permanently moored boats here, just before the Netherton Tunnel. They welcome visitors, so maybe next time.
We stopped on bollards at Windmill End to remove various items from the prop. A boat came from the tunnel and turned under the bridge towards Hawne Basin, and we followed about five minutes behind.
We noticed several History trail sculptures with information along this stretch, but the writing was too small to see easily from the boat. We ...