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Holland - Province Groningen - Ter Apelkanaal
Potato fields in former Peat Colony

Everywhere in this neighbourhood you will find roads and canals straight as can be. They came into existence because the top layer of the soil, existing of peat, was taken away because it could be used as a cheap means of heating. Since large quantities of the material were involved it was transported mainly by water. Alongside the canals also roads were made.

If you want to know more about the interesting history of our Peat Colonies please click on the link below:
http://www.veenkoloniaalmuseum.nl/british.html
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Jan 21 2007 19:39 GMT Lubranco
Anna this marvelous series sepia... this is my fave.
Jan 21 2007 20:55 GMT annaschnitfink
Thanks dear Luisa. Glad you like it and added it to your faves collection :)
Jan 23 2007 09:43 GMT Scarlett PRO
WOW !! Marvellous sepia photo ! Love ALL ! To faves ! ;)
Jan 23 2007 09:48 GMT annaschnitfink
THanks again Scarlett for commenting and for adding this one to your faves too! :-))))))))))))))))))))
Jan 28 2007 09:59 GMT suorpaola
bellissima!my fav!!!
Jan 28 2007 10:55 GMT u40
dobre zrobione
Jan 28 2007 15:35 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you! Grazie! Also for adding this one to your faves!
Jan 28 2007 15:35 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you u40 for your kind comment!
Aug 24 2007 20:45 GMT Foggydew
very beautiful!
Aug 25 2007 07:42 GMT annaschnitfink
Thanks for your kind comment dear Foggydew!
Nov 30 2007 08:56 GMT Dorado
WONDERFUL
Nov 30 2007 23:03 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you dear Dorada for your comment!
Dec 06 2007 02:11 GMT remola
nice take on this, i like the sepia tone applied!
Dec 06 2007 14:26 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you so much for letting me know this dear Remola!
Dec 29 2007 21:01 GMT rosecafe
looks pretty out there.
Jan 08 2008 19:30 GMT annaschnitfink
It is very pretty dear Rose, especially in summer. It is soooooooooo quiet!!!
Mar 22 2008 10:36 GMT mqn
classic.
Mar 22 2008 21:58 GMT annaschnitfink
Tyhank you very much dear mqn for your kind comment!
Jun 15 2008 20:36 GMT jamby PRO
sooo woow!! true classic indeed! really love this!
Jun 16 2008 05:34 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you very much dear Jamby for your kind reaction!
Dec 09 2008 16:04 GMT Katrine92
Perfect!
Apr 06 2009 16:25 GMT photo507
love pitures of tree.fantastic
Apr 06 2009 17:50 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you very much dear photo507!
Oct 08 2010 22:57 GMT Hripsi
it takes too far..
Oct 09 2010 13:35 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you for your reaction dear Hripsi!!!
Sep 16 2013 07:53 GMT nothingthing
Nice
Sep 21 2013 20:43 GMT annaschnitfink
Thank you for your kind comment and also for adding me as your friend!

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