What a day! Karen & Mark took us up the canal for a couple of hours to Kidderminster. What an experience! Something I can recommend to everyone. It was fun in every way and what a relaxing way to finally get rid of our jet lag.
Quiet & peaceful yet interspersed with other boats passing by - a wave here, a cheery hello there and sometimes a chat including one couple who said they were from Auckland. That was a longer chat!
Again Karen & Mark surpassed themselves - a lovely lunch beside the boat on the canal path, a little wine to sharpen the senses, and great company. I even got to drive the boat on the way home! We are sitting in the dining room of our hotel in Stratford-on-Avon having said a sad farewell to our new friends with a promise to return again for a real canal boat holiday.