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Wooden shoes have been popular in the Netherlands for about 700 years. Wooden shoe wearers claim the shoes are warm in winter, cool in summer and provide support for good posture. The wood also absorbs perspiration so that the foot can breathe. Wooden shoes, as icons of Dutch culture, appear in customs such as the practice of young Dutch men presenting their fiancees with a pair of carved wooden shoes.

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  • Copyright: ayse ekmekci (ayseekmekci) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 6] (162)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-08-08
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/2.7
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-08-08 4:09
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