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... apart it was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine, a cool wind, and great views of the surrounding countryside. It was also a day when the official route mostly followed Offa's Dyke as it wound its way across the country in a northerly direction. We left Knighton at around 0815, another nice little market town, this is the official end of the south part of the walk and of course the beginning of the northerly part though not yet quite half way. The Offa's Dyke ...
... br> Ian tells me we have some of his work friends from Belgium following our travels on this Blog. Feel free to make some comments everyone!
2 more sleeps in my own bed then, before I start having to share with one of The Chuckle Brothers. Must remember to pack my Chastity Belt!
I think we are all ready to go now. All looking forward to our Trip - it should be a good 10 days.
... blooming in random spots. Unfortunately we were unable to catch up with Emma, Julian and the children as they are away on the school holidays.
Our trip from Scotland took us past the Falkirk Wheel, the largest boat lift in the world which is used to connect the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal. The wheel replaces 11 locks and raises (or lowers) boats over a distance of 24m. We were fortunate to see the wheel in operation and it is ...
... town of the River Severn and the surrounding countryside is nothing short of spectacular - total picture perfect postcard material. Stunning!
We parked our car on the lower side and made our way up to the upper side (bloody steep), where we stumbled upon the main street with a bustling market. We had an enjoyable stroll along the street, munched on a home made hamburger and bought a few of the wares that were on offer. We also ...
... and we followed at 8.35am, to go up the eight locks. These are called the Delph nine locks as there were originally nine, but they were rebuilt as eight. The middle six locks are very close together in a straight line up the hill, so it easy to see other boats going up or down.
We crossed with another boat about three locks from the top, and by then another boat had started at the bottom.
We moored behind Moonshine with several other boats, on the ...