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Union Wharf III

By Glostopcat  
A view of some of the narrowboats moored at Union Wharf in Market Harborough on the Leicester Arm of the Grand Union Canal. This one was taken on the last morning of my canalboat holiday after a hard frost overnight. All the blue boats belong to the canalboat company and are hired out during the year.

Tags: Transport Narrowboats Grand union canal Landscape and travel Leics Market harborough Union Wharf


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Comments


Super composition Ed,
Fred.

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 7:41AM
I love the angle of the barges here. I feel that I have been on holiday with you!
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 7:51AM
Great perspective. Love it. paul
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
5 Apr 2013 8:02AM
A great composition, Ed, and I echo Lynne's comment, I think I was there with you Wink Carol
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Apr 2013 8:25AM
Bright and colourful, Ed, such a contrast to the misty days.

Dave
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
5 Apr 2013 9:02AM
Stunning and colourful capture,ED,very well done,
saeid
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
5 Apr 2013 9:24AM
Colourful capture Ed.
Ron
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 10:02AM
A most stunning image...
But couldn't you find some green boats? Tongue
IB
Hoffy Plus
11 262 16 England
5 Apr 2013 10:48AM
Good shot of the basin. Sun just invading a bit. PSmile
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
5 Apr 2013 10:50AM
Great comp and colours plus rather nice shadows as well.

Ann
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 11:20AM
The number of narrowboats shows the popularity of this type of holiday.
I expect there's great feeling of getting away from it all.
Did you all leave mobiles and computers at home?
KateGrinGrinGrin
5 Apr 2013 11:47AM
Great image Ed, really like it
Maurice
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
5 Apr 2013 12:57PM
I was welcomed aboard one of these while waiting for you to arrive the other day, they are quite cosy inside, another nice image Ed. - gary
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Apr 2013 1:03PM
This seems to me to be a very interesting way to travel-- a strong image here to show the way--- Blue!
5 Apr 2013 1:18PM
The end of the journey. What a great trip and you got some wonderful captures of this.......Sandy
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
5 Apr 2013 1:33PM
I have enjoyed all of the canal images Ed; it's been interesting, informative and some excellent pics.
Joan.
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 1:52PM
A fantastic comp and a nice setting.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
5 Apr 2013 3:16PM
Excellent Ed !! A superb image Smile
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
5 Apr 2013 4:25PM
super shot Ed, I bet it was a sad day ending what appears to have been a wonderful holiday
Neil
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 7:02PM
Excellent composition, Ed.

Ray
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 7:10PM
The point of view makes for a wonderfully inventive and regimented diagonal composition Ed.

Regards Nathan
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 11:08PM
All parked and at rest.
You've taken us on a good trip!
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
5 Apr 2013 11:50PM
Many thanks for all your comments folks, they are much appreciated. Very perceptive of you to say that this series is drawing to a close, it is and I shall be uploading the last image in this series in about tne minutes time, Ed
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
6 Apr 2013 10:01AM
Lovely clarity and colours and very pleasing composition, Ed.
Sylvia
10 Apr 2013 12:33PM
Always wanted to have this sort of holiday, but not got around to it yet. Very colouful and pleasant scene Ed. Nicely done.

GeoffGrinGrin
Dave87 9 42 5 England
10 Apr 2013 10:36PM
So we need to keep the - Eye Open - for a blue boat in the weeks to follow.

This series starts off well - and gets better.

Dave.

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