Travel Blogs from Evesham
Clean and keen. That's the way I set off but the third picture is taken at the crest of the obligatory morning 'ascent' and you can see that fresh face has been replaced by my post hill look. Every morning starts the same but rest easy I wash my top (top singular for the walk), socks and undies and dry them overnight ready for an instant reply the next day. The tradition on my previous walk was to carry a small stone from Coast to Coast and throw it in the sea (presumably to ...
... and 24 hours later she stopped sulking. However the weather was so atrocious and the forecast equally miserable. After three days of alternating between the tinyness of the camper and the warmth and comfort of the campsite cafe that was diminished only by the massive growling German Shepherd, we took advantage of the wonders of the internet to find out where was less rainy.
The fact that the answer was the French Alps gave us ...
... metal 'staple' looking bits? I'm going soft, these are easy today.
4. What is the pence value of each of these 6 coins? A bonus point will be given if you can give the pence value for the total coins. (Neil and Sarah and UK residents can only have half a bonus point for a correct answer) answers must be from left hand side to right hand side coins.
See you soon, good quizzing.
Today dawned with rain that had begun in the night. It let up a little by 10am, so we cast off and went immediately to a lock. After locking thru, we moved downstream and like any controlled river, the channel is considerably narrower below a dam or weir. Most of the structures here are "weirs" which are low dams ( less than 10 feet high) and the spillway is a gradual series of stair steps ...
... Aickman Lock where we were able to moor the boat, and sit under a shady tree.
James went for a short walk to see the historic mill and old lock now used as a dry dock.
Ripples on the Thames went down the lock, a boat that we have seen on the Wey. They are heading for a new mooring at Droitwich Spa Marina.
Cuba arrived and moored up for the night, so we had a chat with them.
3 locks, 5 miles
Fri 12th ...
Other places to stay in Evesham
Evesham Country Park, Evesham | Hotelfrom $96
Worcester Road, Evesham | Hotelfrom $165
Waterside, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Cooper's Lane, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $191
2 Croft Road, Evesham | Hotelfrom $80
56/59 Waterside A44, Evesham | Hotelfrom $72
Offenham Rd, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $87