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From the series "Outdoor places on Walcheren": Garden of Zeeduin3

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On Walcheren there are a few left outdoor places. Many of them can be found between Vrouwenpolder and Domburg. This is Zeeduin, in a lovely impressionist setting.

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A: From the series "Outdoor places on Walcheren": Garden of Zeeduin2

by René van Gageldonk, 20 meters away

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B: From the series "Outdoor places on Walcheren": Garden of Zeeduin4

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C: From the series "Outdoor places on Walcheren": Garden of Zeeduin

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From the series "Outdoor places on Walcheren": Garden of Zeeduin

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G: From the series "On the edge, dunes and dykes": Domburg - On Boulevard van Schagen

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H: From the series ".....kerke": Aagtekerke, village square

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I: From de series "beauty spots, Walcheren": Gapinge, village square

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