An Unexpected Journey on the Jan-Kees

In the initial days of my arrival in Holland, there had been talk of installation of a railing on the deck of the Jan-Kees. Last week, Daniel welded on, bases for the stanchions. Conversation then shifted to finishing up the work on his boat because he had the equipment there. Little did ai know that this would involve actually barging from Zaandam to Uitgeest.


I am a total newcomer to barging hence the simplistic Maps view of the two points we were to be traveling from and to. Nothing more was said until Tuesday, July 12th when Daniel arrived at the appointed time and we cast off the Jan-Kees from the docks.


And moved through the locks with barely two inches to spare under the bridge…



And we were off.. Were we/I actually barging? 


We actually were…  

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