"After 1.5 hours talking to a gentlemen... I politely asked that he be kind enough to at least leave me with a few surprises. He was taken aback by this. He couldn't understand why I would want surprises.

I'm not on the canals to know where I'm going. I'm on the canals to head into the unknown. For me it's the journey, not the destination. Everywhere I'm going has already been discovered by millions of people. But it hasn't been discovered by me."

Travels by Narrowboat S1E5 (Amazon Video)


TIL "let us black your bottom" costs £395 and refers to adding tar under the waterline of your British narrowboat.

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