The Buddha Bars
by Globetrotter on Mar 24, 2008EN
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Locations of the original "Buddha Bars": Paris, Dubai, Beirut, Cairo, London, Kiev, Las Vegas, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurgada, Vienna.
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