strijkmolens in Rustenburg
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strijkmolens in Rustenburg

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A: Farm in Schermer

de Emile Duijker, la 2.0 km distanta

Farm in Schermer

B: windmill in Schermer

de Emile Duijker, la 2.6 km distanta

windmill in Schermer

C: windmill in schermerhorn

de Emile Duijker, la 3.4 km distanta

windmill in schermerhorn

D: windmills in schermer

de Emile Duijker, la 3.9 km distanta

The windmills in the Schermer are authentic watermills dating from the 17th century. These mills toge...

windmills in schermer

E: Scholten

de Freddy Stapersma, la 5.0 km distanta

This is the company I work for Now.I shit this image fastly so no HDR this time.done with the manfrot...

Scholten

F: going to Avenhorn

de Emile Duijker, la 5.2 km distanta

going to Avenhorn

G: Molen Heerhugo Spheri Klaar 90

de Mark de Graaf, la 5.3 km distanta

Molen Heerhugo Spheri Klaar 90

H: Avenhorn

de Emile Duijker, la 5.8 km distanta

Avenhorn

I: Laansloot, Broek op Langedijk

de Nicolai van der Smagt, la 7.0 km distanta

Sun has just risen over a frozen Laansloot in Broek op Langedijk on a cold (-19 celsius) winter morning.

Laansloot, Broek op Langedijk

J: Kooltuin canal, Alkmaar, old city centre

de Nicolai van der Smagt, la 7.9 km distanta

Kooltuin canal in the old city centre of Alkmaar. This is one of the oldest canals of the city. The h...

Kooltuin canal, Alkmaar, old city centre

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Netherlands, Europe

Aceasta este un ansamblu a Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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