competition to decide which mode of transport is the best we have compared
cruising the canal network to driving a car on our busy roads. It’s quite clear to us who the
clear winner is, but will you agree or disagree?
you will not find yourself stuck in a traffic jam on the canal system.
Cruising along in your canal boat with an open stretch of water in front of you has
to beat sitting in your car looking at someones tail lights!
through interesting locks has to be better than sitting at a busy junction
waiting for someone to let you out.
slower pace of traveling is better than speeding around and you won’t get a
speeding ticket either.
along in the fresh air rather than breathing in air pollution is better for
your health and is in general a more pleasant experience.
driving even the youngest and unqualified person on board can take a turn at
the stern, which makes for an enjoyable experience for all the crew. No need to
listen to the back seat driver!
a tan whilst cruising along, even with the sun roof down you can’t get as much
sunshine as you do on the back of your boat.
won’t have to dodge the traffic wardens, mooring your boat is a pleasant
experience with no worry of a parking ticket being slapped on your deck.
need to worry about having the right change for the car park, parking is
FREE on the canal side!
9. You can sleep very comfortably on
your boat, taking a nap isn’t a problem, but the same isn't true about sleeping in one’s car which doesn't
have the same appeal.
So it seems
very clear to us that popping on board and setting off along the canal is an
overall better experience than getting into your car and trying to get from A
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