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Kurokawa Onsen
Japan
The little village of Kurokawa Onsen (lit. Hot Springs of the black river) is a preserved old village full of traditional Ryokan (lodges) specializing of course in one of the most popular hobby of the Japanese: Hot Springs. In May, we had beautiful flowers everywhere as well. Too bad that the weather was not with us...
Copyright: Thomas Humeau
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6732x3366
Hochgeladen: 01/06/2011
Aktualisiert: 23/09/2014
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Tags: kurokawa; onse; hot springs; village; kyushu; japan
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