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Road to Ozerki. Winter.
Russia
Copyright: Dmitry-o-belov
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Uploaded: 30/12/2012
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Road2sholpinskoe lake
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"Matera" aka "Bald glade"
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Sholpinskoe Lake
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On the shore of the swamp
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The central area of ​​the Ustie-Kubenskoe
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On the way to Shera's floodgate
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Spas-Kamen
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River Kubena at village Sibla
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Семигородняя. Вокзал.
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Church of Elijah the Prophet
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Семигородняя, узкоколейка
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Semigorodnyaya School
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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The Cathedral of Malaga
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Building kingdom
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Tunnel going to Angono Petroglyphs
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Godøynes, Nordland, Norway
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Moria Gate, Karamea, New Zealand
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Museum of Flight Restoration Center, Entrance Lobby, Everett, WA
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Podvorie na Pochinke, baking pancakes at the stake.
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On the way to Shera's floodgate
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 3.
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Семигородняя, узкоколейка
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Sholpinskoe Lake
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Miraculous Spring
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The House Of Tsar Peter The Great
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 4.
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Старый пирс в Липином бору на Белом озере
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"Matera" aka "Bald glade"
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r.Vologda. Spring tide.
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 5.
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