Lived onboard Hadar

Daisypath Vacation tickers

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Glen Parva to Birstall.

9.1 miles, 8 locks, 4hrs 20mins.

Map picture

Birstall

A good nights sleep last night, never even heard the rain! A very pleasant day today, weather-wise.

SAM_1761

King’s lock, and the section of canalised river Sence starts below this lock. The tea rooms were closed today.

SAM_1763

Sleepy backwaters of Leicester.

SAM_1766

The River Soar enters here for the first time, just below St. Mary’s Mill lock.

SAM_1770

Leicester City Football Club alongside Freeman’s lock.

SAM_1773

SAM_1774

SAM_1775

Passing through Leicester.

SAM_1776

National Space Centre. Having moored up above Birstall lock we took a walk around the southern part of Watermead Park.

SAM_1778

SAM_1779

SAM_1780

There were lots of swans and even more geese on the lake.

SAM_1781

A mammoth on a hill overlooking the lake. Jo has returned to the lake with her big lens, she should get some great photos.

Keith.

No comments: