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Towards Crucea Caraiman in Bucegi mountains

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Going from the Romanian Sfinx to the Crucea Caraiman in the Bucegi Mountains from Romanian Carpati, I took a series of images with a handheld pole. Canon 5D+Tokina10-17 @ 13mm. August 2012

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Imágenes cercanas en Romania


A: the Romanian Sphinx

por Valentin Arfire, 150 metros de distancia Sphinx (Romania)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaSp...

the Romanian Sphinx

B: Babele - "Old ladies"

por Eugen Festeu, 150 metros de distancia,_Mun%C8%9Bii_Bucegi

Babele - "Old ladies"

C: Babele, Bucegi Mountains

por Eugen Festeu, 150 metros de distancia,_Mun%C8%9Bii_Bucegi

Babele, Bucegi Mountains

D: The Sphinx of Bucegi

por Laurentiu Rusu, 170 metros de distancia

Formed by wind erosion as a human head shape, the megalithic stone known as The Sphinx is one of the ...

The Sphinx of Bucegi

E: The Sphinx

por Eugen Festeu, 180 metros de distancia

The Sphinx

F: The Sphinx - back side

por Eugen Festeu, 180 metros de distancia


The Sphinx - back side

G: Bucegi Sphinx in the Winter

por Marek Koszorek, 210 metros de distancia

Bucegi Sphinx in the Winter

H: Bucegi Mountains

por Marek Koszorek, 750 metros de distancia

Bucegi Mountains

I: Bucegi Mountains

por Marek Koszorek, a 1.1 km.

Bucegi Mountains

J: Bucegi Mountains

por Marek Koszorek, a 1.2 km.

Bucegi Mountains

Este panorama fue tomado en Romania, Europe

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