Wonderful Roks (Чудните скали)
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Wonderful Roks (Чудните скали)

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A: The Wonderful Rocks

by Slavyan Stoyanov, 120 meters away

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B: Teacher's Room in Primary School SVETLINA - Topolitsa

by Dimitar Torbov, 29.2 km away

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C: In the Classroom of Primary School SVETLINA - Topolitsa

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E: Veliki Preslav - Round Church

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F: Pobiti Kamani phenomenon near Varna, Bulgaria

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G: Air Balloon

by Zlatan Dimitrov, 44.3 km away

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H: Pobiti Kamani

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I: Casino Kuban-Sunny Beach-Bulgaria

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J: Beer-drinking, Sunnybeach, Bulgaria

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This panorama was taken in Bulgaria, Europe

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