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Veranda - Cottage in Orlicky
Czech Republic
This is the cottage of my in-laws. It is delightfully old-fashioned. Overall very early-20th-century. With the notable and important exception of the bathroom, which is completely 21st century, with a heated floor, flushing toilet, and nice shower. It is great to act all simple and old-fashioned and at the end of a long hard day to clean up with a warm floor under your feet.
Copyright: Jeffrey Martin
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Resolution: 7000x3500
Taken: 06/07/2009
Uploaded: 08/07/2009
Updated: 10/11/2012
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