Here I am Rune
Distance 2.9 miles
Total 4161 Locks 264 Tunnels
Running total mileage 6,398.9 miles
And now we are safely back into Northampton, hooked up onto a shoreline so no need to worry about the domestic alternator failure for a day or two. We’ll stay here for a while whilst we get repairs sorted out and then when we come to leave, the baptism of fire, having not done that much work on locks for the last couple of month, it’ll be up the 17 locks of the Northampton flight to get us back onto the main system.
It has been interesting having spent the (very hot) summer almost exclusively on rivers so it’ll be a change to be back onto narrow canals. Whilst the scenery has been good, albeit a bit flat, I think my preference is for canals over rivers, although being on a river did give the opportunity to go swimming, something I wouldn’t choose to do in a canal!