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Candes Saint Martin, where the Vienne and the Loire rivers meet
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A view of the Candes Saint Martin village, from the confluent of the Vienne and the Loire River. A very serene, peaceful view taken mid morning.

Copyright: Stephane Desnault
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送信日: 25/05/2009
更新日: 23/09/2014
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