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The Land of the Windmills

NETHERLANDS | Friday, 12 August 2016 | Views [258]

In the Zaan region of the Netherlands, which is the oldest industrial area of Western Europe you find what remains of the 600 plus windmills that used

to generate power for the mills. Today fewer than 10 remain and they saw wood, grind flour, produce powders used in the making oil paint colors (supposedly used by Rembrandt) and spices.

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