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Liberec - Sněhulák
Czech Republic

View from under the E442 road bridge. The raw concrete structure painted with graffiti stands over one of the most unfortunate traffic solutions in Liberec - system of roundabouts we call "The Snowman" (check the map to see why). I took the shot well after midnight to avoid traffic which plagues the Snowman during any other part of the day. The snow, artificial light and emptiness give the place a strange feeling of peace.

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