Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Mala Planina and Velika Planina / Little Pasture and Big Pasture Plateaus in the Kamnik Alps

September 25, 2016, 15 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.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2016.


32497. Eastern side of Mala planina cottage settlement. Cottages are all built in the style of ancient wooden shepherd huts, it is mandatory by law.



32498. A stable in Velika planina shepherd cottage style, with a puddle behind it



32500. Cows resting on the pasture



32501. Kapela Marije Snežne / Chapel of Our Lady of the Snows



32502. Small grassy heaps, typical of Velika planina pasture landscape



32505. Kočna and Grintovec mountains, 2.540 m and 2.558 m, in the clouds



32506. Kamniško sedlo / Kamnik Saddle, 1.884 m, with Mt. Mrzla gora, 2.203 m on the other side



32507. View of the western side of Velika planina cottage settlement



32508. Rotating wheel at the upper Šimnovec chairlift station



32509. A heart of rocks



32510. Hazy view south to Kamnik and Ljubljana plains



32511. Vremenska napoved z vrvico / Rope Weather Forecast:
If the rope is wet, it rains.
If it is dry, there is sunshine.
If it is swinging, the weather is windy.
If you cannot see it, it is foggy.
If you notice nothing of the above, you must be drunk.



32512. Lunch: maize bread, yogurt, wasp's nest (spiral cake), homemade plum jam, diluted aronia juice, tea mix, blueberry strudel. The last two were the only dishes still available in the mountain hut.



32513. A stone door of two parallel boulders



32514. A pool, a cottage, a road (cottage owners can come to Velika planina by car), and the sky, view east



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