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The Big Bikini Exibition
Russia
The long cold winter and equally long dull spring make Moscovites thirsty for sunlight. Thanks to the extremely hot last week of May it was possible to sunbath without the risk of frostbite.

This popular beach is located in Serebryany Bor (Silver Pine tree Forest), an artificial island formed by the loop of Moscow river and the straightening boat channel.

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Copyright: Andrey ilyin
Type: Spherical
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Subida: 04/09/2008
Actualizado: 09/10/2014
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Tags: life; park; people; river
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