Sunday, 1 May 2011
Sunday Bridges, Netherlands, Windmills.
I stay with the windmills, where I met Kay from Canada. This bridge leads to the visitors'mill in which you can get a fairly good idea what it was like to live and work there. Every tourist can hear an explanation of daily life in the mill. It is to be heard in various languages. When I came there for the first time it was the miller himself who led us around. He told that living in a mill was very cold in winter as the children slept on a higher floor than mum and dad. The parents slept in the tiny living space in a box bed, often with a kind of cot on a shelf for the baby . Mind you these mills were used to pump the water away from the polder and to prevent the people from drowning.
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