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the town hall Ipswich

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di England


A: the stairs cityhall

di Valentin Arfire, meno di 10 metri di distanza

the stairs cityhall

B: Ipswich Night - Christmas lights

di Valentin Arfire, 30 metri di distanza

Ipswich Night - Christmas lights

C: Christmas fever on the street

di Valentin Arfire, 30 metri di distanza

Christmas fever on the street

D: Cornhill in the night

di Valentin Arfire, 40 metri di distanza

at 7 PM is already night and the empty streets are inviting to photgraphy

Cornhill in the night

E: Arcade street in the rain

di Valentin Arfire, 60 metri di distanza

arcade street ipswich suffolk

Arcade street in the rain

F: Buttermarket street Ipswich near Giles statue

di Valentin Arfire, 70 metri di distanza

Buttermarket street Ipswich handheld

Buttermarket street Ipswich near Giles statue

G: Giles monument - ipswich

di Valentin Arfire, 70 metri di distanza

As the end of the world hasn't come, neither a dramatic change of behaviour of the humans, I took a p...

Giles monument - ipswich

H: Giles statue - Ipswich, Suffolk

di Carl Lamb, 80 metri di distanza

Giles statue - Ipswich, Suffolk

I: Ipswich, covered passage

di Valentin Arfire, 90 metri di distanza

Ipswich, covered passage

J: The Walk Ipswich

di Carl Lamb, 90 metri di distanza

The Walk Ipswich

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Text by Steve Smith.

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