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From Beaubassin to Becancour and the Moulin de Saint-Grégoire

As seen in the previous post, the Wheaton Covered Bridge in Sackville N.B. sits in the Tantramar Marshes on what…

Moulin à vent Fleming, LaSalle

It’s easy to find this imposing windmill overlooking one end of Lac Saint-Louis (part of the St. Lawrence). Simply drive…

Le Moulin à vent de Pointe-Claire

During one of the coldest days of the year (a tough feat because there have been a lot of cold…

Les Moulin de l’Île-Perrot

The windmill and miller’s house stand quietly on a lonely corner of the island overlooking the Baie de Vaudreuil, Senneville,…

Le Moulin Grenier de Repentigny

I have a new obsession: les moulins. In Québec they pepper the landscape and turn up when you least expect…

Les Moulins

The word moulin contextually translates to windmill in English even though the “official” translation of moulin is mill. It’s likely…

Jenney Grist Mill

Previous: The Pilgrims and the Mayflower and Plimoth Plantation. After learning from their failure with sending the Mayflower and Fortune…

The Old Dutch Windmill

I saw this windmill on two separate occasions: once on a drive to Cliff House and once during an extremely…

The Lecrin Valley’s Olive Oil Mill

During one of our out of town excursions, we spent a morning in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, amongst…

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