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Download River and Bridges Live Wallpaper from our given resolutions. We have the best collection of river of love wallpaper. In case you don’t find the perfect resolution, you may download the original size or any higher resolution river of love wallpaper which will best fit your screen. This lwp depict a picture of Medieval bridge on the Oudegracht (Old Canal) in central Utrecht, Netherlands with people cycling bridges wallpaper above the river, we can see the fall or autumn leaves are falling from the top.

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The Oudegracht, or “old canal”, runs through the center of Utrecht, the Netherlands. It starts in the southeast of the city. Here the Kromme Rijn (the original main bed of the Rhine river) and the Vaartse Rijn (a medieval canal reconnecting Utrecht to the newer main stream of the Rhine, the Lek) arrive to meet the original moat of the fortified town, and the Oudegracht goes from there into the center of town. Parts of the Oudegracht follow the original flow of the river Rhine, but there is some disagreement on what parts. The northern part is most likely an early canal (app. 1000) connecting the Rhine section to the river Vecht. we also have arch bridge ready as lwp too.

The southern part was started in 1122, after the water level of the Rhine in Utrecht dropped because of the new dam at Wijk bij Duurstede. The ground excavated was used to raise the sides of the canal, to reduce the chance of flooding. When the city’s system of locks was finished in 1275 the water level was constant, enabling the creation of permanently dry cellars and new quays at water level, hence the typical wharfs (Dutch: werven) below street level. Warehouses used to line the canal. Today many of these warehouses have been converted into restaurants and cafés.

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