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  • Santiago Lebron

    Los canales de Países Bajos

  • Arianna Howe

    Meet the canals, one of the six Faces of Holland. From necessity in the 17th century to today's recreational playground, many Dutch cities are built around canals:

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Y... Dutch... love it! Still will write ij in place of y in my English words sometimes!