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A sunny day with light clouds at the sky, brought my with my bicycle along the canal to the crossing of the canals, to Merendree, a village on 10 km from Ghent.
A lovely trip of 40 km, quiet drive along the canal with the camera in the bag.
On a moment I saw the small boat navigate direction Bruges, I found this the moment for take a picture.

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During the Eighty Years' War, however, the access of Ghent to the Westerschelde was prevented by the blockade of the Dutch. It was decided that the city's new sea access to the Spanish Netherlands would be. Immediately after the siege of Ostend in 1604 This was a canal between Ghent and Bruges weather negotiable and between 1613 and 1623 the canal was dug through a patent granted by Archduke Albrecht and Isabella. To avoid all threads three sites were opened in Bruges, Ghent and a half. It was called by Dutch specialists (engineers from the camp of the enemy) and were predominantly British, who immigrated with their whole family, the excavation work took on their behalf. They slept in huts along the canal banks.
The Ghent-Bruges, also called the Brugsevaart, the Ghent canal or Zuidleie Canal is a canal in Belgium that runs from Ghent to Bruges. Near Ghent's connection with Ghent Ringvaart through the locks of Evergem and Bruges is the channel through the Bruges ring canal connected to the Bruges-Ostend, the Damme canal and the Boudewijn canal. At the height of Merendreedorp and Zomergem the channel underground crossed by Schipdonkkanaal via siphon and a floodgate. The canal is 46 km long and belongs to the basin of the Upper.

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