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snacks in the forest

snacks in the Groenendaal forest was taken with manual focus Pergear F1,6 35mm lens at F5,6



Groenendaal estate with mansion House.

Same as the windmill photo and white bridge which marks the entry road to the estate,
until 1913 it was a private estate with a big mansion house with 86 hectares of forest (680,000 square meters), now the land and land has a small farm for the childeren, and childeren playground (photo) with coffee and snacks, tennis lawns, restaurant in the mansion house (Michelin), and a large area of land /forest which is fenced to keep the deer and highland cattle within the estate boundary's , were they can roam freely. people can enter this area to come in close contact with the animals on their own risk.

This all was bought by the council of Heemstede in 1913 from their owners for 318.000,- dutch guilders (average yearly salary was 500, -), and opend to the public for free recreation.

greetz len.
Image details
Image size
5254x3502px 5.96 MB
Make
FUJIFILM
Model
X-E3
Shutter Speed
1/217 second
Aperture
F/1.0
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Jun 4, 2021, 1:56:43 AM
Sensor Size
23mm
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33M's avatar

Now I am hungry for ice cream....

pagan-live-style's avatar

Its a nice place to relax/unwind eat drink, or have a self made pic-nic .


Most important is that the temperature is much lower then in our back garden, due to refreshing wind and shadows.

Tigles1Artistry's avatar

That is a really neat place dear Len...:clap:

pagan-live-style's avatar

verry relaxing, away from the masses ! and nice and cool when its get hot !

Arte-de-Junqueiro's avatar

Nice idea - something nice sitting in the shade surrounded by trees :clap:

pagan-live-style's avatar

Hi Mel,


Same as the windmill photo and white bridge which marks the entry road to the estate, until 1913 it was a private estate with a big mansion house with 86 hectares of forest (680,000 square meters), and land with a small farm for the childeren, and childeren playground (photo) with coffee and snacks, tennis lawns, restaurant in the mansion house (Michelin), and a large area of land /forest which is fenced to keep the deer and highland cattle within the estate boundary's , were they can roam freely. people can enter this area to come in close contact with the animals on their own risk.


This all was bought by the council of Heemstede in 1913 from their owners for 318.000,- dutch guilders (average yearly salary was 500, -), and opend to the public for free recreation.


Greetz Len.

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