Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Abingdon to Reading

Spent a relaxing weekend in Abingdon. Pip & Rog’s daughter and family came to visit on the Saturday and friends of theirs came out to them on the Sunday. Set off towards Reading Monday morning, found difficulty again looking for moorings, but all was well in the end. This morning has been incredible, not only has the weather been really superb, the scenery on the Thames has been stunning. Moored at Tesco, Reading, unfortunately we had to do some shopping.

009 Day’s Lock, Little Wittenham. Location of the annual world Pooh stick championships

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Shillingford Court, just one of the small properties that line the Thames

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Cruising down the Thames in perfect weather

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Taking on water at Cleeve Lock

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Windsong cruising behind us.

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One of the many weirs on the Thames

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Caversham Bridge, approaching Reading

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Black swans, Reading

3 comments:

p-millhouse said...

you certainly have a few exciting moments!!!i bet the lock next to the weir will be a challenge coming back??,great photos.

Karen said...

Yes, don't know where Ian will get back on.
There was an even better one at Woolhampton, due to a swing bridge and the strong current of the river joining, I nearly missed the lock entrance, but just made it.

Karen said...

Yes, don't know where Ian will get back on.
There was an even better one at Woolhampton, due to a swing bridge and the strong current of the river joining, I nearly missed the lock entrance, but just made it.