Boats – steel or plastic

Boats – steel or plastic

Traditional steel narrowboat Sitting here in Cape Town, the canals and waterways of Europe are fast becoming a distant memory. I fear losing sight of our goal to purchase a boat, and get cruising again. A quick look back at the photos from our past boating holidays...
From the towpath again

From the towpath again

Islington Tunnel The next day we returned to the Regents Canal, and resumed our walk towards Limehouse, only to have to leave almost right away to bypass the Islington Tunnel (first photo). This is the longest of 3 tunnels on the canal – 886 metres, and there is...
From the towpath

From the towpath

 LittleVenice on Regent’s Canal  We are back in South Africa now, but we spent a few days in London en route, and took the opportunity to do a waterway wandering with a difference – the towpath of the Regents Canal. This canal starts at ‘Little...
Back to the start

Back to the start

 Lime Kilns at Goytre Wharf  The return journey was even more leisurely than the outward trip. If that was possible. I always allow more time than is necessary for the return, as it is a holiday and the last thing one needs is pressure to get back on time. The first...
Outward bound

Outward bound

 Llangattock at Bridge 15  Erratic indeed!! At least we have signal for our “dongle”, so now is the chance to catch up on our travels. The next couple of days we were on the outward, or southound part of our trip. Hire boats need to be returned...

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