In October 2010 I was staying with friends from college days.by the river Usk near Crickhowell. The weather was grey but autumn colours were bright. I cycled along the towpath from near Llangynidr to Brecon and back.
Here are some of my photos. Click for an enlarged view - then click the 'X' button top right to return.
This is the starting point looking back east towards Crickhowell. From now on I travel west.
Reaching the Llangynidr flight of locks.....
Here a herd of cows decided it was time for food. They headed noisily to the gate by the bridge..
Then on to Ashford Tunnel (between Llangynidr and Talybont on Usk).
First - the light of an approaching barge
Then the barge itself
Further on, this grey bridge backed by autumn colours, is a scene of tranquility.
The canal approaches the Brynich aqueduct over the Usk.
It's surprising how difficult it is to take a picture from an aqueduct to show both waterways!.....
But here is a view of the Brynich aqueduct from the next road bridge looking back
And here I turned back. It was a total of about 20 miles - only marred by a puncture on the way back. The tow path has granite chippings - some of which are tiny and very sharp!
So back to my friends - here are some of them:
And with a switch of photographer - I'm included.:
Thanks for looking!
And we all keep remembering......