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Felucca’s route 2014

You get no posts for ages then four in one day. London Bus syndrome has struck the Felucca blog! Or maybe we just don’t want to pack. Anyway, we have now updated the map of our travels this year. See image

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The K&A at last!

The last eighteen months have seen us getting around a fair bit of the inland waterways network. Three crossings of the Pennines, all around the Midlands, out to the Nene and Trent in the east, a foray into Wales on

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North and South

If I hear one more joke along the lines of “No wonder the weather’s crap, it’s a bank holiday” I may cry. But the rain does provide an opportunity for a brief update on our recent cruising adventures. When we

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Calder and Hebble

Ridiculous canal. Should be banned. That’s all you really need to know. But if you’re still interested, I shall elaborate.

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The Trent

I think we’ve been on the river Trent on more occasions than we’ve been on any other river. And when you add in the number of times we’ve crossed it on an aqueduct (or motorway bridge to and from Felucca),

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Boston to Lincoln

Lincolnshire is mind-bogglingly large and flat and rural. We don’t see much of it as the river Witham is flanked on both sides by enthusiastic embankments. The occasional lorry, a pylon, the roof of a house, a plane looping overhead.

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The Wash Up

After getting up bright and early yesterday, we did some super-strength engine checks (basically the same as every day but we thought about them a lot), tidied up and then realised that we’d perhaps got up a little too early

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Across the Wash we go

Tomorrow morning we have to get up before dawn has even cracked and prepare ourselves for our big sea shortcut. (I mean adventure. Three weeks or so ago, we realised that a big lock on the Trent was kaput and

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One year on

A year ago this morning, we woke up to find a car covered in ice and then drove up the M1 to start a new adventure. A year ago this afternoon, we were sitting surrounded by boxes, wondering how on earth

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Monday, a day of three halves

We owe you some serious catch up posts to explain where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to since we started cruising again in January. In progress, I promise, guvnor. In the meantime, here’s a quick match report on

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