The Land of Windmills

The 'Nether'lands, 'low' lands, or Holland. But I was still amazed by the amount of water on its lands while looking at the geography from in the airplane. That is how they came up with thousands of windmills, of which several still exist today, to pump out those water away from their houses that are below sea level. Touring around, you can see transportation canals higher than their houses' roofs. Nice work.

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