Netherlands

The Netherlands – Some General Reflections

Netherlands is a small country of 17 million people. It is famous for tulip gardens, wooden windmills, cheese, canals, millions of bicycles and fields below sea level. Here are my reflections on this remarkable country and people.

People and Language in Netherlands

 

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Westerkerk

Netherlands is largely a secular country. About forty percent of  the population say that they have …

Old Windmills in Netherlands

I have been fascinated by the old windmills of Netherlands, photos of which I used to come across in print media and on the internet. Although we have windmills in Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra , these are the modern types and used in generation of wind power. They look totally different and fail to catch the imagination. So when I visited Netherlands, I headed towards the old village of Zaanse Schans.

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Windmills in Holland

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