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白川温泉 竹ふえ 竹林の湯 Takefue Bamboo Forest Bath
Japan
Copyright: Kudo Kenji Photograph
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 29/12/2013
Updated: 24/04/2014
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