October already! We awoke to a lovely sunrise over the ever-present fields of maize. The weather is definitely autumnal and there was a strong and chilly wind blowing all day, but at least we have had very little rain (famous last words!).
On the way down, we saw an unusual duck who we had also seen on the way up. She had some feathers sticking out of the top of her head - so she looked like she was wearing a very fashionable "fascinator". She would have not looked out of place at a posh wedding! Unfortunately, she was a
In the evening we were visited by a family of swans, Mum, Dad and five cygnets, who felt that we should be feeding them more bread! "Oi! Where's my supper?"
Today: 9 miles, 0 locks and 5.0 hours.
Trip: 469 miles, 327 locks and 391.4 hours.