New Adventures travel blog


phone box/book swap

battle ship!

We bashed through the ice on Monday to get to the top lock - the moorings there (only room for a max of 4 boats) were full. Once the locks were back in working order and the majority of the ice had melted 3 of the 4 boats left, so we were able to fill with water and take a space.

This is a novel idea (haha) the phone box has been turned into a miniature book swap library.

So off we set this morning down 7 locks (65 foot 5 inches drop). We had to lower the wheelhouse roof before we set off as there were a couple of narrow, low bridges to contend with.

Here's another novel idea, a battle ship narrow boat!

So we have tied up at Chorley to get our larder and fridge stocked up again.

Need a little lie down now!!

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