Daily Archive: June 21, 2022


Bumbling and Bumping along the Cam

Ely to Cambridge: 17¼ miles, 2 locks From Ely to Pope’s Corner (from where a left junction takes boaters onto the River Cam) is roughly 4 miles, and from there on it’s a further 12 miles to Cambridge. Cleddau began her gentle pootle out of Ely on a clear bright morning.    There were Dutch barges to pass    and modern road bridges to pass under. On a hot day the Captain adopted parasol mode     – and wondered why...