Olaertsduyn Conference centre and hotel
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... When the windmills were the primary method of flood control, the occupants were paid to manage and maintain the structures. Today individuals pay rent to reside in the windmills. During our visit we observed how the arms are turned to take advanatge of the wind direction and the placement of the canvas coverings of the latticework of the 40 meter arms. It obviously requires much experience to do it efficiently. The technoloigy ...
... grounds. Also did some canal path cycling here and there, which is a given on any day you ride in Holland. Today we cycled to our final destination for this trip, Haarlem, a satellite city of Amsterdam, 20km towards the coast. Last time we were in Amsterdam we found it very interesting but a bit busy/touristy and the hotel rooms there are minuscule. So this time we elected to stay out-of-town. We have four nights ...
We woke up to pouring rain....really??? Our last day on our cruise and it was rainy, foggy, and generally ugly. About half way through the morning we started seeing windmills and dykes. Very interesting to see a wall along the river with nothing but roof tops behind it. We docked right after lunch and magically the rain slowed to a drizzle. Not the perfect ...
... each year . We completed our Tulip 101 education and drove back to the ship for lunch .
After our lunch we enjoyed a 2 hr sail to the town of Enkhuizen, which is a fishing village . We visited an outdoor museum and toured the town . Tonight we will be entertained by Holland Dancers. 10,000 steps today
... came back not too much later with the princesses to help cheer the children. In fact, the future queen, Beatrix, handed out white rabbits to the children who had lost their pets. Because, of course, not only was property damaged or lost, crops, cattle, dogs, cats, etc. were lost too.
The losses of 1953 helped spur the government to pass the Deltaworks act, which put up money for various water-management projects all around the Netherlands. The Dutch, in fact, ...