A blog about our big adventure on our narrowboat 'Amarantine'
Friday, 13 August 2010
We stayed five nights in Ripon catching up with family and friends. On 11th August (which spookily is exactly two months from when we left Peterborough on 11th June) we turned around in the canal basin to head off back home. I didn't realise the spooky dates till afterwards.
Before we left Ripon we decided to use the British Waterways facilities. These are definitely the quaintest and cleanest facilites we have come across to date. There was even a video and book swap.
We are now moored once again in York. Our friends are coming to stay with us tomorrow. The rain has decided to set in and the temperature is getting cooler. I suppose we had some fantastic sunshine earlier on in the holiday so can't expect too much now.
Our plan is to go into Lincoln and then onto Boston before mosying back to Peterborough.
Married to Ken and newly retired. We fitted out our own boat in 2006 and have been playing ever since. Although we have been down to our boat every weekend, this year we are taking the plunge and going serious cruising.