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New on 500px : Kinderdijk Windmills by sysaworld by sysaworld

Holland is mostly situated below sea level but the Dutch are very innovative when it comes to keeping the water at bay. The Dutch don’t notice any of this and that is thanks to modern systems that keeps the seawater level from flooding the land.
But in the the windmills was very important to prevent flooding of the land. One of the best conserved windmills in the world are in Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a unique collection of 19 authentic windmills. They are with no doubt a Dutch icon throughout the entire world.

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New on 500px : In Deep by jellyfire by jellyfire

Another Bluebell shot from Wayland Wood on Firday. There is a great carpet of flowers, but not the open vistas I was hoping for as its a regualarly coppiced woodland, so had to close in more on individual details.
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