Wednesday, August 31, 2011

First day: Damme, Belguim

This is a series of photos of a working windmill that grinds grain into wheat flour. We were able to tour the inside and climbed up 4 very steep flights of wooden stairs to the top. I was able to photograph the giant wooden cogs that turn the grinding stones. Looks like potential for an interesting painting!
The town was hosting a marching band from Germany on that day. I'm not sure if the covered wagon is always there or part of the celebration.
A few more images to get a feel for how beautiful the area is. Jackie of French Escapades leads a marvelous tour!!! BlogBooster-The most productive way for mobile blogging. BlogBooster is a multi-service blog editor for iPhone, Android, WebOs and your desktop


Egretta Wells blog said...

Woww! Seeing the insides of a windmill! Loved it. Also, the scenery there is beautiful. Enjoy!

Carrie H. said...

So great you can blog from there. I knew you would get great pictures too! Hope you get time to paint but mostly get good pics.....that I can borrow!

AutumnLeaves said...

What a glorious and beautiful place! Sounds like you are having a blast, Myrna!

Kathy M said...

Always enjoy your photos. It is my virtual vacation.

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