Archive for the 'narrowboat trips' Category

BCN Circular (revisited)

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

In May I posted a couple of videos comprising of my 10 hour cruise in a day from Cuckoo Wharf to the Engine Branch Canal going via Tame Valley, Walsall, Wednesbury Old, and Main Line canals. Whilst my old set up using a Ricoh R6 digital camera meant the videos translated as 1 hour cruise […]

Reached Llangollen and mobile modem

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Yesterday we reached the Ponty on the Llangollen. The weather has been atrocious and on top of that the power adapter for my camera failed – they are not designed for 8 hour a day shoots for a week at a time 🙁 So there will be no video of this cruise, still I’m sure […]

Llangollen and Monty

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Currently preparing to set off on our next boat trip. this time we are aiming to do the Llangollen canal and head down the Montgomery canal, before returning.

Litter Strewn BCN (D4 continued)

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

On the 16th March we were cruising through Birmingham, my previous post described our trip along the Tame Valley Canal, and now the diary continues. The cruise along the Tame Valley was very straight forward, and at the junction we turned south towards Pudding Green Junction. Last July we had taken the TVC route and […]

D4 Birmingham Circular

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

We had spent the night of 15th moored at Cuckoo Wharf, and can recommend it as a secure site, though off-site amenities are limited – there’s a take-away and a Working Men’s Club for food, though I suppose you could walk to Star City and go to the cinema. We set off just after 9am, […]