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Uploaded: 06/13/16 9:38 AM GMT
Morning Gymnastics
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When you read the title, I hope you'll realize that I just was kidding. These workers however are maintaining a traditional windmill in one of the villages on the peninsula Walcheren, Zeeland, The Netherlands. It's anyhow an acrobatic and dangerous job. I don't know whether it was possible or not to take some safety measures like wearing a life belt

It's my weekly entry for Manic Monday

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.biffobear
06/13/16 9:45 AM GMT
Two to hold the ladder,one to hold the lightbulb,two to turn the ceiling...Good and funny.....R.
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::mirto56
06/13/16 9:47 AM GMT
These workers seem to have little regard for their own safetly. An interesting job, nonetheless. Windmill Repairman. Well done, Cornelius.
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::Ramad
06/13/16 10:13 AM GMT
Looks dangerous but our seamen on the tall masts of old cargo ships worked the same way with no life belts. Good action shot Cornelius.
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.Dunstickin
06/13/16 12:11 AM GMT
It is better to be the top person...cos if you fall, you will have a soft landing!..lol

Thanks for the chuckles this Monday mate
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::trixxie17
06/13/16 6:51 PM GMT
Not a job for everyone especially if you have vertigo but interesting how they have to climb up the tower - nice one Mr. C.
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::tigger3
06/13/16 8:05 PM GMT
You caught a good one for Manic Monday, you were at the right place at the right time. Looks kind of scary to me. :) tigs=^..^=
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.Starglow
06/13/16 8:37 PM GMT
Great capture, but I would have thought they could have had a belt or something on.
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.palral
06/13/16 11:13 PM GMT
I'm sure that there must be some safety measures that could be used, Sea; but I think Bob has the right idea. Be the top guy and land on the others.

Interesting perspective and great timing to get the natives on the way to work. Next time maybe you can ask them to grab your amera and get a shot of you.
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::Constance52347
06/14/16 1:09 AM GMT
Did someone at the top forget the hammer? lol Good one.
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::PatAndre
06/14/16 2:36 PM GMT
If it were left up to me, that windmill would go un-maintained. Ha! Good capture.
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.icedancer
06/17/16 5:18 AM GMT
Whoa, maybe it's the balance beam upright, lol. That sure looks like a risky job, super lighting and detail
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::mesmerized
06/18/16 8:35 PM GMT
Manic any day of the week, doing that kind of job, but I guess someone has to do it...great shot, SEA.
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