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G: Montenegro. Budva. Stari Grad 5.

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I: Budva - Old Town - New Year - 2013

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J: Richard's head beach

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This small beach with bizarre name is located in the center of Budva old town. Now days near by hotel...

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This panorama was taken in Montenegro, Europe

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