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Inside a Dutch Windmill

05/16/2014 05:38 pm ET | Updated Jul 16, 2014
  • Rick Steves Author of European travel guidebooks and host of travel shows on public television and public radio

Climbing into a working windmill when the wind is strong, I feel the wonder and excitement industrious people must have felt a thousand years ago when the technology to harness wind and water power with mills helped Europe come out of the Dark Ages.

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