Travels in Spain, Tilting at Windmills

Windmill Lo Pagan Spain

I stand here in my place,
With my foot on the rock below,
And whichever way it may blow,
I meet it face to face,
As a brave man meets his foe. 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I came across this windmill in the coastal town of Lo Pagan in the region of Murcia on the east coast of Spain.

Advertisements

15 responses to “Travels in Spain, Tilting at Windmills

  1. I live near this place and visit the windmill often. A great poem to go with it.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I came across a much more ruined version on my recent travels. Thanks for reminding me. 🙂 🙂

    Like

  3. How will it work though if it has no sails?

    Like

  4. It looks like something out of a fairy tale!

    Like

  5. Reminds me of the Greek Islands, Andrew. And my mother-in-law. 🙂 Helen had quite a collection of Don Quixote(s). –Curt

    Like

  6. I always feel there is something peaceful in windmills, I like them 😀

    Like

  7. Very lovely picture! Your photo skills seem to be getting better and better!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s