Photographer's Note

During a bike trip, I found this nice landscape in a small village in the Netherlands, on 1 mile of the Belgian border.

Heille is a former town and hamlet in Zeeuws Flanders which now belongs to the town Sluis. Since the 13th century is Heille a former town and hamlet in Zeeuws Flanders which now belongs to the town Sluis.
From the 13th century was Heille a part in the Bruges Free, which is also a part of the current Belgium covered, but it was an end in 1664, when the border between the Northern and Southern Netherlands finally adopted.

From 1797 Heille was an independent municipality, but in 1980 it was attached to the municipality Sluis, after which further reclassifications followed.

The Dutch part of Heille traditionally consists of two hamlets, Old and New Heille, which were separated by the Stierskreek,(this is a creek = bull creek ). New Heille is also called 'event' after the word 'redoubt, a small strengthening who was here earlier.

Because of its location at the border, there were indeed enhanced entrenchments, namely the Krabbeschans and Kruisschans. The latter is now a mysterious place where a derelict mansion, as Kruisdijk, amid rising tree around which the roads a lozenge. This area is owned by the Foundation The Zeeland Landscape, inter alia, that there tree frog can be found. South was the transition on the Stierskreek, which also still exists and also a beautiful scenic area.

I wish every visitor a nice weekend.

Canon EOS 5D
Shooting Date/Time
20/08/2008 16:03:11
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Centerweighted average metering
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EF55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 USM
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200,0 mm
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4368 x 2912
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Additional Photos by John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 26416 W: 524 N: 45235] (192737)
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