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La Sablière
France

La sablière is an old sand quarry. Today it is frequented by mountain bikers, and is a playground for the children of families who come here on weekend for picnic.

Copyright: Alexandre duret-lutz
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Uploaded: 08/02/2010
Updated: 05/09/2014
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Tags: outdoors; sand; quarry; forest; roots; trees
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