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Dawn over Annapurna Base Camp
Nepal

Deserted at this time in the morning the place exudes tranquility - and soon awe takes over when the silhouette of the surrounding giants slowly emerge against the faint light of dawn.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
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Taken: 15/04/2010
Uploaded: 22/05/2011
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: annapurna base camp; machapuchare
  • Lex about 1 year ago
    I was here 1 month ago) it's wonderful place!!!...
  • Umesh almost 2 years ago
    What a magnificent photograph! Great work.
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