Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Zgornja Savinjska dolina / Upper Savinja Valley
49th Matura Anniversary
of Class 4.h, Šubičeva gimnazija, Ljubljana, June 1967

September 20 and 21, 2016, 52 pictures

Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Event participants who all contributed to the making of these pictures (family names are as of 1967): Tadeja Misson, Miran Saje, Meta Štoka, Franci Velkavrh, Radojka Verčko, Matjaž Vodušek, Mišo Vidmar, Mojca Zaletel, Sinja Zemljič, Nubia Zrimec (spouse of the our late schoolmate Miran Zrimec) and Bojana Žokalj - Boja.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin except 32430 - photo and copyright (c) Mojca Engels, 32437 - photo and copyright (c) Miran Saje and 32451, where the credits go to Meta Debevec.


 

Igla / The Needle


 


 
32417. View upstream, of the rocky outcrop (Igla) from a rocky pier on the other (western) bank of Savinja river. Sinja's car can be seen lower right.


 

 

Solčava Church Graveyard


 


 
32418. View of the southeastern part of the graveyard, with Mt. Velika Raduha (2.062 m a. s. l.) in the background


 

 


 
32419. Tombstone of the Roban (Vršnik) family from Robanov kot valley


 

 


 
32420. Grave of Marija Susić ...


 

 


 
32421. ... and Jaroslav Sigur, lovers and mountain goers (aged 22 and 28) who took their lives on February 27, 1938 because of unfortunate love (she was married). Click here for a report (in Slovenian) of the sad event, after which the couple was nicknamed "Solčava Romeo and Juliet".


 

 

Robanov kot / Roban Corner


 


 
32422. On the pier above the valley: Miran, Primož, Mojca and Franci


 

 


 
32423. We walked to the end of the forest road, close to the upper end of the valley. Here horses immediately noticed that Meta was eating an apple.


 

 


 
32424. A rather unsharp group photo: Miran, Mojca, Mišo, Primož, Sinja, Meta, Matjaž and Franci


 

 


 
32425. This mare also got curious ...


 

 


 
32426. ... approached and ...


 

 


 
32427. ... turned to the side.


 

 

Slap Rinka / Rinka Waterfall in Logarska dolina valley


 


 
32429. View out of the cavern above the trail to the waterfall, Mojca ...


 

 


 
32430. ... and Primož


 

 


 
32431. The waterfall, at 105 m (in all) the second tallest in Slovenia


 

 


 
32432. The waterfall and Meta


 

 


 
32433. View towards the south, with the fog and clouds lifting over the ridge, landscape ...


 

 


 
32434. ... and portrait view


 

 


 
32435. Radojka and Miran at the foot of the waterfall, wide view ...


 

 


 
32436. ... and up-close


 

 


 
32437. Radojka and Primož


 

 


 
32438. On a footbridge: Primož, Mojca, Nubia, Tadeja, Mišo and Meta, Sinja, Matjaž, Radojka and Miran


 

 


 
32439. A snack: bread, low-fat curd, garlic, homemade plum jam, diluted aronia juice


 

 

Dom Planincev / Mountain Lodge


 


 
32440. Boja and Franci during a coffee break


 

 

Half an Hour Up the Valley and Back Again


 


 
32441. Tadeja, Meta and Sinja at rim of the dry Savinja river stream bed


 

 


 
32442. Meta, Sinja and Tadeja at the stream bed of piedmont gravel, that is now used for construction, with cloudy mountains in the background


 

 


 
32444. Meta in front of a wall of old river deposits into which the river now carved a lower bed.


 

 


 
32443. A cavern in the gravel wall, Meta


 

 


 
32445. Meta started to scale a large boulder ...


 

 


 
32446. ... and after some finger-tip climbing ...


 

 


 
32447. ... she reached the top.


 

 


 
32449. Meta in the riverbed strait, against the sun


 

 


 
32450. Top of high torrential barrier, Meta ...


 

 


 
32451. ... and Primož instead of Meta


 

 

Turizem in kmetijstvo Plesnik / Plesnik tourist farm with accommodation


 


 
32452. Meta and Boja, who, in contrast to other debates too often related to geriatric medical aspects, revealed some striking developments in the recent family affairs


 

 


 
32453. Meta's lunch: gobova juha z ajdovimi žganci / mushroom soup with buckwheat spoonbread


 

 


 
32454. A belt of sunshine poured down the Kamniško sedlo / Kamnik Saddle


 

 


 
32455. Another lunch: cooked potatos, cooked vegetables and some veal from the stew, contributed by Tadeja


 

 


 
32457. Group photo of the entire party at the meadow fence: Nubia, Primož, Miran, Franci, Radojka, Matjaž, Mojca, Tadeja, Sinja, Mišo, Meta and Boja


 

 

Sightseeing Along the Solčava Panoramic Road


 


 
32458. Mountain ridges to the west with Mt. Ojstrica (2.350 m a. s. l.) top left


 

 


 
32460. View of Matkov kot / Matk Corner valley below the mountains


 

 


 
32461. Wider view of Matkov kot


 

 


 
32462. Mojca below a birch grove


 

 


 
32463. Meta reclining on a birch stump


 

 


 
32464. Mojca and Meta inside a hay barn


 

 


 
32465. Front view of lintvern / baby dragon statue, a signpost and trademark of all the attractions along the panoramic road


 

 


 
32466. Lintvern, side view


 

 


 
32467. Izvir Železna kisla voda / Iron mineral water spring, also rich in magnesium and calcium, the only of its kind in Slovenia


 

 


 
32468. Mišo in front of a small chapel


 

 


 
32469. View south to the ridges southwest of Mt. Raduha


 

 


 
32470. Mišo, Mojca and Franci on the trail to the yew tree


 

 


 
32471. Mišo, Meta, Mojca and Franci below the second biggest yew tree in the upper Savinja valley


 

 


 
32472. Meta at a small outbuilding, richly surrounded by flowers and ivy


 

 

  Wedding in Brda, Slovenia / A Few Close Impressions, September 17     Mala Planina and Velika Planina / Little Pasture and Big Pasture Plateaus in the Kamnik Alps, September 25  




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