It was almost sad to have done it, knowing I’d probably never do it again. Can say that about a lot of things. Cherish the moments? It’s not just that. It’s travel, in its complex, confusing, affirming, edifying, challenging insights. Or not. All the things unseen. Makes you wonder. Who works on the canal now? What’s that like? A whole lot of people must be needed to maintain it; and the new, larger locks are now up and running, as it were. Up and running.