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Veere (12), Dutch 'Winter'
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This is Veere's mill, called 'De Koe' (The Cow). The mill was built on top of a dyke to catch more wind. In the past the dyke and moat functioned as part of the fortification of Veere. The soil for the dyke was simply obtained by digging the moat. When the moat is frozen in wintertime, it can be used by the people of Veere for skating. This winter, however, whas that mild that the skates could stay in the store-room.

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.hdwillems
03/08/07 12:53 AM GMT
Hey Cornelius, thanks for sharing another of your high quality typical Dutch scenes. This one is very beautifull. Lovely shot!
Herman
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::theshrew
03/08/07 1:06 PM GMT
A beautiful scene - gives the feeling of the place and the season. Very calm and lovely.
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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Seneca
::fogz
03/08/07 1:11 PM GMT
Lovely composition Cornelius, with the windmill in just the right place - off centre! thanks for the background information too! :) Patti
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::djholmes
03/08/07 1:23 PM GMT
This is a lovely scene. Nice work.
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.wimida
03/08/07 4:40 PM GMT
Hoi Cornelius,

Also this is a superb photograph of Veere. I have been a suffered years ago
in the region sealand am but not with or I also in Veere am.

Hoe, zo winter we kunnen de mutsen, wanten en zeker de schaatsen in de kast laten staat. Alks je nu al zie wat er aan insecten rond loopt en vliegt. Niet normaal. Ook dit is weer een schitterende foto van Veere. Ik ben jaren geleden in Zeeland geweest maar weer niet met of ik ook in Veere geweest ben. Wel in Middelburg en Zierikzee. Toen ik nog jong was met de Tienertour van de NS.
Wil
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If you love something, set it free. It it comes back to you, it is yours. If it does not, it was never meant to be. Wil
.twinkel
03/08/07 7:26 PM GMT
beautiful shot my friend and it is a pitty that we could not ice skate this year:(( but in the liquid way it is looking good to:))
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laughter is the best medicine.
.rozem061
03/08/07 7:30 PM GMT
Amazing, and awesome work !
I'll bet you stood till your knees into the water,to
make such a great angle!
But the result is phantastic, Cornelius!
Well done!
Regards!
John
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MY PHOTOGRAFIC VISION..... I am not an artist, I only let you see with my eyes...!
.boremachine
03/08/07 7:31 PM GMT
so lovely and serene this view is Cornelius, it's like bringing peace to my heart ;o)
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If you have some minutes why don't you come visiting my gallery ?
.dutch_postings
03/08/07 8:59 PM GMT
What a lovely view of the countryside Cornelius, just lovely well well done !
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please visit my gallery - mountain site or my little Switzerland Forum
.Inkeri
03/09/07 11:41 AM GMT
Wonderful scene..Superb shot with Lovely colors and composition..
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.dwdharvey
03/09/07 9:34 PM GMT
Beautiful capture my friend, would look good in a frame on your wall. Very Well Done, thanks for sharing, Don
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