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Saturday I was in Bruges, a pity a little bit bad weather, but half of November is this maybe completely normal.
These place is a little exterior the city but a very good place for a good stroll.

What you can see on these picture.
The “Poertoren” between the branches of the trees, a thick 18 meters above the water towers , was built in 1401 by master mason Jan van Oudenaarde and is a relic of the late medieval fortifications . The city hit the tower in its stock on gunpowder.

South of Bruges flowed several tributaries and streams in the Reie, (small canals ). The Brook Church , for example , resulted in the Reie just before crossing the moat. All that water ran through Bruges within the Lake of Love .

The Lake of Love itself is not a natural lake , but probably originated in the 13th century as a kind of dam lake and holding tanks , at the time were at the height of the current “Sashuis” locks built . This was necessary in order to keep the water supply. Under control The flow of Reie (small canals) was rather mixed . The lowest-lying parts of the city were flooded by a sudden thaw or prolonged rainfall. As long as no one lived , this was not a problem , but as the city expanded further and lower areas , as were the “Meersen” , cropped , mainly in the 13th century was the case , it was obliged to master the vagaries of Reie



Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shooting Date/Time
9/11/2013 13:17:19
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/200
Av(Aperture Value)
13.0
ISO Speed
400
Lens
EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal Length
65.0mm
Image Size
5616x3744
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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