Polish golden autumn
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Panoramic photo by Piotr Rymer EXPERT Taken 12:33, 27/10/2010 - Views loading...

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Polish golden autumn

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Złota polska jesień, lasy oliwskie

  • Kaloyan Krastev about 1 year ago
    Beautiful!!! :)
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    A: Oliwa forest, view from the tower

    by Piotr Rymer, 310 meters away

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    B: Polish golden autumn at oliwski park

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    C: Polish golden autumn 3 at oliwa park

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