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I look at in my archive and found these picture almost one year old.
The misty sky care for little bit contrast against the colorfully tulips.

I look for to the tulip fields about the border in Netherlands.
I could very a lot enjoy of these beautiful morning, not a lot wind and a little fog.
Aardenburg a rural municipality with 2500 habitants, on 6 mile of my home, and 10 mile of the North Sea, with a great history, you can read in the note.

Aardenburg is a small city close to the Dutch border with Belgium. It is part of the Sluis Municipality, located in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands. Its medieval name was Rodenburgh (Red Castle).
Archeologists have found proof of settlement as early as 4500 BC.
The site was a small Roman Vicus, flourishing in the second and third centuries AD, where the foundations have been uncovered of a small Celto-Roman temple.
After the Second World War restorations to damaged buildings uncovered fragments of Roman roof tiles, of which some bear the markings of a Roman military post, as well as black vases and Roman sandals.
The most significant find, however, was that of a Roman building with a foundation of 18 by 10 meters.
The Roman Castellum was in use from 175 to 270 AD.

On top of the foundations of this Roman building there were the remains of a Medieval building, which was destroyed in 1383 according to later accounts. Rodenburgh was granted city rights in 1127 and is thus one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands and is the oldest city in Zealand.

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Canon EOS 5D
Shooting Date/Time
25/04/2009 07:32:07
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Partial metering
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EF16-35mm f/2.8L USM
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20,0 mm
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4368 x 2912
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