MAY 20 - Stuck in Tholen, The Netherlands

Encountered strong winds on the "Schelde Rijnkanaal" and found a safe stop in the town of Tholen. I contacted Port of Antwerp and they said I could not pass through the Port. And, further, I could not paddle on the Schelde River. Need a ride. Contacted a kayak club in Antwerp and Steve helped me out with a solution. Jean Marie came and picked me up and the day after I was on the Schelde Canal outside of Gent.....