The Mighty Thames

I’m anchored here near the mouth of the Thames River. It’s worth a look at the map.

Sorry no pictures. I’m on a low bandwidth internet plan that won’t upload pictures. I have a post from yesterday still pending. I don’t like that.

I’ve found very few people who share my enthusiasm for rivers. So I won’t go on about it. But I’m excited to be here.

Tomorrow I’m going to fuel up – I’m running on fumes – and head upstream. I’m pretty sure I can get to Chatham. There was a notice of a closed bridge with 13′ clearance, but I can get under that I think. We’ll see.

I didn’t make it all the way into Wallaceburg as I encountered a bridge that was open but unattended. I didn’t call them, just dropped anchor and dinghied in to downtown for lunch. Pretty quiet place these days.

It’s lovely here in a sterile sort of way. Very little in the way of critters, though I was driven in by bugs at dusk. But nice evening. Calm and clear.

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