Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Spring Summer Cruse 2015 ❹❷

Wilmcote to Lowsonford

Date 22 July 2015

Overnight the weather was overcast with showers of rain.

Morning: Late start but had a good run with most of the locks in our favour. Now the locks seem are of the narrow kind we seem to be moving much quicker.

Afternoon: Mid afternoon arrived in Lowsonford. I had a walk along the towpath to see the Gormless Gormley exhibit.

Evening:  Meal in the Fluer de Lys (recommended)


Birds: Magpie, Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Starling, Blackbird, Mallard, Mute Swan, Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coot, Moorhen, Grey Heron, Wood Pigeon, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Black Headed Gull, Sedge Warbler, Swallow, House Martin, Swift,
Butterflies: Meadow Brown, Common White, Small White  Skipper, Comma. 
Bats: Pipistrelle,  Daubentons,
Damselfly: Banded Damselfly, Beautiful Damselfly, Common Blue Damselfly, 
Dragonflies: Ruddy Darter.
Today's Total.
Miles: 8.0
Locks: 9
Swing / Lift Bridges: 0
Tunnels: 0
Pump Outs: 0
Engine Hours: 4.7
Solar Panels: 21 Ah

Accumulated Total.
Miles: 2400.0
Locks: 1474
Swing / Lift Bridges: 338
Tunnels: 48
Pump Outs: 23
Engine Hours: 3284.7

Solar Panels: 22933 Ah

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