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Thursday, 16 August 2012

Waterbeach to Upware

Yesterday evening the sun came out and the wind whipped up and whooshing past our side hatch came this beaut!  I looked it up on the Internet and found that this was a Tucker Brown, built in Burnham Essex and very, very valuable...

 A Tucker Brown sailing boat, a beautiful Tucker Brown sailing boat

 Tacking up river past us


We left Waterbeach and our lovely peaceful Goba mooring this morning and headed for the Five Miles from Anywhere Inn, barely an hour's cruising.  We thought lunch at the pub might be good and it was.. though perhaps the portion sizes are a bit over the top. 
After a lunch, Jack and I and the mutts walked along Reach Lode to the National Trust's Wicken Fen and had a mooch about.  There is plenty to see but I was particularly taken with this original wind pump, a single survivor of what would have been hundreds populating the fens .

Peacock butterfly?

1 comment:

  1. Apologies for erroneous comment yesterday, Denver Lock is open and there is dredging taking place


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