Saturday, October 30, 2010

A Trip To Wales- Across The Chirk Aqueduct

On Friday morning it was rather blustery, it was a case of untie the boat and get blown away. Lots of leaves about meant the propeller needed reverse every so often. Ben and I walked for a while but I was soon back on the boat as remembered the mud near Chirk Bank. Approaching Chirk Aqueduct with not a boat in sight so we crossed towards Chirk Tunnel and as the sign shows we are now in Wales. Progress has been slow against the flow of the canal so we decided to moor up near Chirk Marina where we knew we could get a good satellite signal. I heard a shout of 'Hello Elsie' from the marina which is the home mooring of Mac and Sue (NB Barney). We had a chat across the canal! Now it's raining as well as blowing so we're glad we stopped. Let's hope the weather's kinder for the 'Pontcysyllte Aqueduct' crossing on Saturday.

1 comment:

artymess said...

Hello Elsie Looking forward to pics of you crossing the Aqueduct ...Lorna