But it appeared the festivities were because of the annual 'agrariese dagen', somewhat freely translated as the 'farmers' days'. It was quite festive with all sorts of traditional events (such as 'ringrijden') in the evening. Unfortunately, after a reasonably dry morning, the heavens opened and we did not see a lot of the fun.
In the evening we had boating friends who live in Franeker for dinner, to help 'eat the leftovers'. As they are the ones who sowed the seed to do the Göta canal (and also introduced us to Fedderwardersiel), we had a lot to talk about!
This morning, we did the last of the tidying up and just after 9, Onbekommerd was waiting at the winter storage:
We are now on the train to Schiphol airport. I'll do one more blogpost with a bit of a 'season's summary' during the weekend.