10.05.2011 - 10.05.2011 13 °C
Hi, Mike here just a quick catch up, Monday we visited Middleton the kids wanted a swim so we went to the local complex that has only been open 6 months. No hydro slide, no kids pool, no balls, just a big pool full of water. Definitely not the New Plymouth Aquatic Centre.
In the afternoon we visited a Tesco Extra. Food is really a lot cheaper over here, and the choice amazing we filled a trolley full with clothes for the kids and heaps of crap we would,nt normally buy and it still did'nt come to $200.00, Milk, yes the product we have lots of in New Zealand was 3 x 2 litres for $6.00, has anyone seen it for that price in New Zealand.
We now have a rental car for the next 2 weeks to make things easier getting around.
Janine has been wanting to go canal boating since starting to save for the holiday 2 years ago. Today we drove to Hebden Bridge and collected our canal boat for 7 hours. After 30 minutes of training we chugged through 12 locks in total up and down. It's hard to beleive the locks have been there for 300 years. The locks are very simple to use and we would highly recommend you give it ago if you get a chance.
We stopped at Stubbing Wharf for a ale, I tried a local warm flat cider it was'nt bad.
The day was finished off with potato hash and a feed of greasy English Fish and Chips.