Loading sand from a big ocean bulker into our barge. Antwerp, 1:00 a.m. on my birthday. The Filipino guys up on the deck of the salty ship told me they brought this sand all the way from Australia. Two months straight of sailing. Whew.

Loading sand from a big ocean bulker into our barge. Antwerp, 1:00 a.m. on my birthday. The Filipino guys up on the deck of the salty ship told me they brought this sand all the way from Australia. Two months straight of sailing. Whew.