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Visit a windmill on National Mill Day

Windmills are iconic for the Netherlands. While many mills are no longer operational, they were an integral part of Dutch life for centuries, employed for industrial purposes like milling grains and draining the lowlands of excess water so the Dutch could create the famous polders, or reclaimed land. Aside from a few mills that are […]

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