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Our first morning on board Viking Bragi started with a hearty breakfast and then a very short walk off the boat to the little village of Kinderdijk.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, there are only 28 windmills remaining in the area where 150 once stood – 19 are in Kinderdijk. Built in 1738, they are all operational; although only one, open to the public, operates continuously. The rest are actually residences of certified millers and they have a duty to maintain and turn them so many times per year.

Our tour guide, one of a host of volunteers, was wonderfully informative with a great sense of humour.

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  1. Hi Judy,

    We also took the Viking Bragi but from Budapest to Amsterdam – a great cruise! Who is the captain on your Reimer boat? We had a delightful fellow whose name was pronounced “Shits” and he had fun with it. He was really personable and welcomed us into the wheelhouse. We also had a superb cruise director but I can’t remember his name.

    I’m sure you’ll love the trip. It was so good that I could have stayed on the boat and gone back in the other direction.



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