Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Was he of Jewish or of French origin?That question has pained the descendents of Siebe Sjoerds in recent years.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill KINDERDIJK - The foundation which operates the Kinderdijk windmills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, faces financial distress and may be fighting bankruptcy.
According to Dutch broadcaster NOS, the famous windmills are trying to cope with a budget shortfall of 900,000.
The fire devoured the grain mill, called Windlust (freely translated as Appetite for wind), in minutes.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill For a small country such as the Netherlands to be the worlds leading supplier of seed potatoes is, pardon the pun, no small potatoes.
They crowned a low-fat Gouda named Vermeer, from dairy conglomerate Friesland Campina, as the 2012 champion, upstaging traditional winners such as Switzerland and France.