|flower beds in the shape of tulips|
|Bunnies for Easter|
|pictures cannot do justice|
Over night we sailed from Amsterdam to Kinderdijk. This is an UNESCO area containing centuries old windmills. The technology was pretty amazing. Our volunteer guide was a homicide detective in his other life. We were able to go inside the windmill and meet the miller who currently care for the mill.
After learning how the windmills were constructed and functioned we were given a tour inside and around the windmill. These things were huge!
|sail at rest|
Each position has a meaning such as paused. dead miller and not running this day. There were special settings during WW II to let the Allies know it was safe to fly into Germany.
|gears inside of mill|
And now the more modern wheels.
That was the end of our time in the Netherlands. We set sail on the Rhine of Waal as it is in Dutch.
Check back tomorrow. HOPEFULLY better internet connections for blogging.