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sunset falls
Japan

This falls has a tale that Kintaro was used to first bathing water when he was a newborn baby. Kintaro is a legendary japanese hero at about 1000 years ago. 

Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9256x4628
Taken: 05/09/2012
Uploaded: 05/09/2012
Atualizado: 24/04/2014
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Tags: yuhi no taki; falls; sunset falls
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