Living by the water: A Dutch couple’s life on a barge – Part 1 of 3

Dutch inland ship (© Vitaly Volkov)

In the first of three co-productions between Radio Netherlands, BBC Radio Scotland and RTE Ireland, Maggie Ayre travels down the Rhine with a Dutch husband and wife team who live aboard their motor barge and transport goods from Rotterdam across Europe’s waterways. Find out what it’s like to eat, sleep, work and live your life on the water. 

Producer: Maggie Ayre

Broadcast: 1996