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Fall at Thatcher State Park
Swans in for a fall swim
Water Lily Childhood
A Leopard at Pilanesberg National park
A child in the Water Lily land
Leopard Climbing Down the Tree
During the Rain in the Lake
Autumn along a creek
Catkin and the boat
Lotus and Childhood
Antelope War
Hilltop View from Oberstaufenbach
Silence of Beauty
Ronda de fiesta
Bella Durmiente
Small waterfall at Johns Mountain.
A Chid Is A Child (Shoud Not Be Under Control)
You Can dream everywhere
A beautiful crescent moon at home
Fierce Confidence at Venice's Carnivale
Old Dhaka Street
In the Foggy Morning
Jute Processing
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hilltop View from Oberstaufenbach

This view from atop the hills of Oberstaufenbach in Rheinland-Pfalz is one that always makes my soul feel at peace. Germany's passionate commitment to the environment is a daily aspect of village life, one that appeals to the historian in me as someone who cares deeply about preservation and accountability. Seeing the windmills blow in all seasons and weather affords the community a sense of accomplishment that they are actively using sustainable energy. The windmills are beautiful structures, guardians of the villages quaintly tucked into the folds of the valleys, and stand as testaments to sensible energy policies.

TAGS: Germany, Valley, Windmill

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Mystic, Connecticut, United States of America
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© Rachel Alberstadt.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 21, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Oberstaufenbach, Germany