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TORUN POLAND

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TORUN  POLAND.

TORUN POLAND.

TORUN  POLAND.. Cafe for a nice pot of tea.

TORUN POLAND.. Cafe for a nice pot of tea.

TORUN  POLAND.  I could not make up my mind ,on which soup to have ,, so ordered the triple  soup .

TORUN POLAND. I could not make up my mind ,on which soup to have ,, so ordered the triple soup .

TORUN  POLAND.   Reflecting on the holiday !

TORUN POLAND. Reflecting on the holiday !

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