A Glimpse of A Windmolen


What is it to visit the majestic Netherlands without a jump to a windmill. The iconic structure is a must-see for tourists, travellers, globetrotters, whatever you call yourselves. There are several windmills in and around Amsterdam, Molen van Sloten and Riekermolen are amongst the finest.

Windmolen, a glimpse of the past
Postcard from the past

Short time, snowfalls, penniless, we decided to visit the closest windmill – 15 minutes walk from our semi-basement Prinshedrikkadestraat apartement. Brouwerij ‘t IJ is located in the former Funen bathhouse. It has a pub serving beers and coffee.

We took pictures, and suddenly a gentleman with a bicycle stopped. He offered to take pictures of us, gave tidbits of the brewery’s history, and proudly said that he loved Southeast Asia. He rode his bicycle a few meters before coming back to us for more pictures and conversation.

Here is some snapshots of the Brouwerij ‘t IJ:

The Brouwerij t' IJ
The Brouwerij t’ IJ
A closer look
A closer look
The penniless travelles
The penniless travellers (shot by the mentioned gentleman)
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2 thoughts on “A Glimpse of A Windmolen”

    1. Ya iyalah repot. Namanya juga bawa bayi. Kalo bawa bakwan itu ga repot, malah kenyang #kalem #simboksantai

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