Oxford Canal

Emerging from Isis Lock which has raised us from the Sheepwash Channel of the Thames onto the Oxford Canal, where we will spend most of our holiday
Breakfast time with Sarah, Mary, Merry and someone hiding
Me, watching my head
Diane and Lucy at work
Merry, Sarah and Diane
Mary disposes of some recycling by a lock in Banbury – facilities for boaters to do so officially were very limited
Me at the lock in Banbury
Me, Jane and Merry
Jane, Mary, Lucy and Merry
Jane and Sarah trying to keep dry
Water buffalo grazing near Napton-on-the-Hill
Wigrams Turn, and it was time for us to turn, and return the way we’d come
Climbing the locks at Napton
Diane works the paddle while Merry walks on to the next lock
Our 2000th lock
Some geocaching going on
Me waiting for the lock to fill
Roundham Lock
Lock 44A takes us off the main line of the Oxford Canal, the Duke’s Cut taking us back to the Thames
The Duke’s Cut
The wide Thames
Swinford Bridge above Eynsham Lock on the Thames. Sarah and Mary left us earlier in the week and are missing from the group photo.

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