The Netherlands is not only famous for its tulips, but also a windmill. The windmill is a fascinating cultural heritage of other nations to become Dutch icon as the "Land of Windmills". Finding the windmills in the Netherlands is not really difficult because typical building windmills that already exist in the Netherlands since hundreds of years ago are still widely spread throughout the Netherlands.
|Tina and her husband in Holand|
Windmills in the Netherlands at the beginning of its existence around 13th century serves to push the water into the sea in order to form a new, more extensive land (polders) given geographical territory Dutch mostly under sea level. With the development of technology, around the 17th century windmill is used also as a tool that helps in agriculture and industries such as the manufacture of paper, wood polish, remove the oil from the seeds, also grind corn.
Tina Malinda also has been to Madurodam which is located in The Hague. You will find many beautiful buildings in miniature at this place. Madurodam built to commemorate George Maduro, a Dutch cavalry lieutenant who died in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany on February 9, 1945. George himself was born in Willemstand, a town on the island of Curacao, Dutch colonies in Latin America. Before World War II, George is a student at Faculty of Law, Universiteit Leiden. When Nazi Germany invaded Netherlands in World War II, George joined the Dutch royal army. Madurodam literally is Maduro dam, built by parents George with two goals as a charity and as a war memorial. Madurodam was first opened on July 2, 1952.