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Canterbury Sail's

By lifesnapper
Hi all, and once again, thank you so much for your interest in my 'Anti Cat' Image, successfully identified by Dave (WhiteRose1) as 'Coleus Canina', commonly known as 'Scaredy Cat Plant'.
Today's images are from the little Boat trip that can be had in the Heart of Canterbury. It's both fun and informative, and well worth doing. And they don't collect your Money 'til after the trip, and if you didn't like it, you don't pay. If only all things where like thatSmile
The final two images are more of a silly Sunday thing, which I'll call 'DUCK!' as the Bridges that you Sail under are very lowSmile Obviously my Camera wasn't set for the last shot, but I just had to grab a quick one anyway. Smile

All the best to all,

John Smile

Tags: Transport Architecture Canterbury Boat trip

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Comments


canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 8:55AM
A wonderful series of images John. Looks very tranquil
Jim

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 9:02AM
Thank you for this trip around this delightful location. V7 is the outstanding image for me.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 9:07AM
What fun! I didn't know you could do this in Canterbury. My favourite definitely V7, for the wonky angle.
Moira
17 Feb 2013 9:10AM
Well there you go MoiraSmile Another good reason to visit, or even stay, near the City next time around. Smile
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 9:14AM
I remember that scene in Canterbury from many years back when we used to make overnight stops on the way to France. But I never knew the stream was navigable: looks as if it is, but only just!
These are really nicely recorded. And V8 is an absolute MUST!!!!!
Regards
Bill
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 9:40AM
Has to be V4 for me, but what a lovely selection there, and
also did not know of such lovely places there!
will be a visit!!!Wink
Lillian
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 9:41AM
Great set John looks like an interesting place .Smile
Rob
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 1:59PM
I had no idea it was possible to take this boat trip - must get there one day soon to explore the place. A great set of images John!
Ann
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
17 Feb 2013 2:32PM
I will one day, take that trip John! I have eaten in that pub though, very nice too! V1's my fave because it includes the 'Ducking Stool'
A ducking stool was a form of punishment and also a way of testing if someone was a witch. The person was strapped into the chair, which was then submerged under the water. If the person was a witch, she would survive, and she would be killed. If she wasn't a witch, then she would drown, but at least her name was cleared ...

Sarah *
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 3:55PM
A great punt, and a wonderful set of images John.

Regards Nathan Grin
tamarisk 3 2
17 Feb 2013 4:05PM
I like all of themGrinGrin
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
17 Feb 2013 4:57PM
This set gives one a feeling of I want to be there, version eight is a belter.

Best Matt
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
17 Feb 2013 6:25PM
The secret Canterbury, John. Never heard of this...mucking about on the river in the middle of the city!
Mind your heads in v8!

Malc
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
17 Feb 2013 7:14PM
Looks like a fascinating place. Love all the old buildings. Difficult to choose a favourite, but I'm rather partial to V6 Smile

Sue Smile X
17 Feb 2013 7:51PM
John, great images with great clarity.............interesting set.


Paul.
17 Feb 2013 8:48PM
Fabulous set John. Beautiful part of Canterbury. I'll have to make it a point to go back there soon, it's been too long. V1 my favourite.
Don
17 Feb 2013 11:08PM
A superb set of captures
Effrossini
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
17 Feb 2013 11:17PM
What a smashing set of riverside scenes John, it looks such a tranquil and idyllic setting. Thanks for taking us on this virtual trip of this beautiful town
18 Feb 2013 2:47PM
Stunning set Nicely presented---------MilkyWink
19 Feb 2013 10:20PM
Well John, not sure if is a good an idea to go on these boats after pubing, as results in V8!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Or perhaps you're using LB lenses as excuse!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink
19 Feb 2013 11:43PM
Lovely image.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
20 Feb 2013 12:04AM
A gorgeous way to spend an afternoon John . Trust you !Version * is a cracker oops xx SmileSmile
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
20 Feb 2013 8:11PM
Looks like a nice boat ride and I hope you paid - you did get some good images. Favorites are 6 and especially 8 for the motion and the spontaneity of the shot.

Anne
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 10:05AM
fine capture John and I like a bit of the motion blur in v8.
regards
Yung
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
21 Feb 2013 11:01AM
A fine set of captures for your little boat trip, love the last one.
I assume you ducked
Regards Richard
platzy 3 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 10:05AM
A great set of image, love the good sense of movement in V8, superb work.

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