Last evening we all had a most splendid time – good food and wine - and good company of course!
Adrian, Mike, Brian and Adam tucking into nibbles and dips – and bubbly!
Today we continued our journey with the Braunston lock flight soon coming upon us – the six locks were soon done and dusted as we had a good working crew of “lock handlers”……….
…..Brian, Adam, Mike and Doug with windlasses at the ready.
‘Briar Rose’ and ‘Chance’ in the Braunston Flight.
The last lock in the Braunston Flight.
Through the Braunston Tunnel – always exiting – especially when you meet a boat coming the other way! (but not on this occasion)
Soon after the tunnel comes Norton Junction with the pretty little toll cottage next to bridge 10.
We soon descended the Buckby Flight of seven locks…….
………..here’s ‘Briar Rose’ in a particularly picturesque section of the flight.
Out of the Buckby Locks and we came across this floating forest!
Thirteen locks behind us, onward through Weedon Bec and the very pretty Flore Lane and we’ve moored up at bridge 28 – a lovely sunny evening after a very overcast and chilly day.
‘Briar Rose’ & ‘Chance’ at bridge 28 tonight.