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Sunflowers in Dordogne
France

A sunflowers field close to the Dordogne River early in the morning.

Copyright: Josu Barandiaran
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Uploaded: 05/08/2012
Updated: 26/08/2014
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Tags: nature; outdoors; river; canoe
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