Windmills of Kinderdijk – Netherlands

The windmills of Kinderdijk are located about 30 minutes outside of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Kinderdijk area lies below sea level and a system of windmills and pumps has been draining water from the Kinderdijk polder soil into the river for centuries. Most of the windmills were built between 1738 and 1740 with the exception of…

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Mykonos Windmills – Greece

One of the top attractions on the Island of Mykonos is the windmills. The Mykonos windmills were first built in the 12th and 13th centuries and they have become a recognized landmark of Mykonos. There are a total of 16 windmills on the island but the most visited are the 7 that are located in…

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