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Digger!

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yes it is a digger
and yes, it is floating on water

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Its there for dredging. That peice of canal was very shallow, so, they are scooping all the muck out, reinforcing the sides. Unfortunatly, this process means that only one narrowboat can pass along at a time, and a realy really really dead slow speed.

It can cause quite a long que

Posted by PirateDani 03:32 Archived in Wales Tagged cruises Comments (0)

Welcome to Wales!!!!

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Posted by PirateDani 02:29 Archived in Wales Tagged cruises Comments (0)

They go over... we go through the hill!!!!!!


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you cant see it very well, but the train line goves over the hill. Now a canal could do that, but we would need a massive flight of locks and another water source...... much cheaper to go THROUGH thr hill. yup, we had a real nice long tunnel

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Posted by PirateDani 02:27 Archived in United Kingdom Tagged cruises Comments (0)

Tea and Trains


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Aparantly there was a competition as to who could build the better bridge..... the train people won. Their bridge is bigger... but we have better views

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Note the never ending stream of hot drinks. It was cold, but not bitter

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The Aquaduct

I forget its name

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Here is a bit of interesting information....at the begining of the quaduct it has a saign saying.... 'you are leaving Britain' and at the end of the aquaduct there is another sign saying 'Welcome to wales'
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ummmmmmmmmm
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so what country was i in when we were passing over the aquaduct? International waters?

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Posted by PirateDani 02:25 Archived in United Kingdom Tagged cruises Comments (0)

Donna and Richard


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Dusk

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The aproching gloom of dusk cast unusual shadows and colours. It war really quite pretty.

Try not to notice the poorly stowed bow rope.... opps

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