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This visit during Covid-19 to Kleit 15 km of Bruges, this is allowed in Belgium at the moment.


My bike ride went past Kleit old village a rural area.

You can see a new house but build with reed roof and nice German style, picture taken during a drizzle weather

Kleit is a church village in the municipality of Maldegem (Belgium) south of the town of Maldegem with an area of 2150 ha. On December 31, 2007, the village had 2627 inhabitants. The name 'Clay' comes from the thick clay layer that is present here close to the surface. The inhabitants of Kleit are called 'Kleitenaars'. Their nickname is 'the broom binders', after the relatively many broom binders who used to live in the region.

Kleit has existed as an independent parish since 1857. There is a neo-Gothic church from 1863 dedicated to Saint Vincent de Paul. This church has a pulpit with beautiful carvings from 1661 and a baroque-style tabernacle. There are also murals in the church. Outside the church are chapels in honor of Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Cornelius.

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Camera Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
File Size 24,9MB
Shooting Date/Time
3/12/2020 9:58:01
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Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/30
Av(Aperture Value)
2.8
ISO Speed
100
Lens
EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal Length
24.0mm
Image Size
5760x3840
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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