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Frias - Burgos

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A: Frias - Castillo, Patio de Armas

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 30 meters away

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B: Frias - Arquitectura

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 100 meters away

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C: Frias - Exteriores de la Iglesia

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D: Iglesia Frias

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E: Villarcayo

by Villarcayo sano y Cordial, 30.3 km away


F: Burgos -Villarcayo [Guerra / War 1936-1939]

by zarabizka, 31.0 km away

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G: Burgos - Alcocero de Mola [Guerra / War 1936-1939]

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H: Artomaña vineyard

by Pablo de Lapatza, 35.5 km away

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I: Panoramica Hontomin

by Lenin Valero, 35.5 km away

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J: Cañón del Rudrón

by Juan Carlos M. Cancela, 38.5 km away

Panorámica tomada junto a la ermita a la que se llega después de una rápida ascensión desde el pueblo...

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