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Medieval Windmills at the harbor of Rhodes town

By GeorgePlatis
One more tourist attraction of Rhodes are the medieval windmills at the harbor. Once these windmills used to grid the seeds before they delivered to the merchant ships that distributed them in the whole Mediterranean basin. In nowadays the wings of these mills are still running by the wind but they do not produce anything any more.

Many thanks to all for your votes and your comments in my last upload!

Regards,

George

Tags: Architecture Rhodes windmills

Voters: ColleenA, Hermanus, cabbie and 29 more

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ColleenA Plus
3 317 3 Australia
19 Oct 2013 4:13PM
Great shot George...that sky is so blue

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Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
19 Oct 2013 4:15PM
A lovely photo of these interesting structures George Smile Great info too
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 4:44PM
Lovely images of these fascinating old buildings George. Like the container ship in the bg. Grin Peter.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
19 Oct 2013 4:55PM
A shame that they are not in use now, George. I remember seeing some on one of the small islands, either Paros or Naxos, that had been converted into living accommodation, and very nice they were, too Smile Carol
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Oct 2013 5:11PM
These windmills are so characteristic of that part of the Med and make such excellent subjects, George: your image just makes me wish I was there, esp. so as it's been very wet and dreich here today.
Ronnie.
Mike_Smith Plus
8 285 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 6:46PM
Great picture George, and interesting to learn about these windmills
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 7:23PM
A very well observed, composed and exposed image with stunning colour and a wonderful Mediterian charm George

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
George, A beautiful image on what looked like a beautiful day, I love the colourSmile
Brian J.
Excellent composition and capture, George. Wonderful colour.
Effrossini
capto Plus
4 3.7k 8 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 11:08PM
A lovely shot of these iconic mills.Smile

ivor
20 Oct 2013 2:02AM
Lovely lighting, colour and detail in this very fine composition, George. Most interesting windmills, must be a great attraction for visitors.

Lavina
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 8:32AM
Beautiful textures, a very well composed image with great light... IB

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