Primož Jakopin, photo diary

To the North and to the East of Mt. Slivnica
So Close, So Far Away

March 25, 2017, 24 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 the pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2017.


 

Mahneti


 


 
34770. View of her grandmother's (mother's side) native village from the west-northwest


 

 


 
34774. Spring gentian, Gentiana verna, spomladanski svišč in Slovenian


 

 


 
34775. There are quite a few now abandoned narrow field plots (njiva in Slovenian) on the man-made slope terraces above the village.


 

 


 
34776. Dry grass on such a terrace


 

 


 
34777. Village entrance, main road from the west


 

 


 
34778. Chapel at the village entrance


 

 


 
34779. View of the chapel interior through the window, foggy because of condensation


 

 


 
34780. Center of the village with the old village spring


 

 


 
34783. View of the village from the southeast


 

 


 
34797. Wider view from the east-southeast, with Mt. Velika Špička (955 m) in the background


 

 

Podslivnica


 


 
34771. View of the village from the slope above Mahneti, the man in front, who is preparing firewood, could be a cousin of her mother.


 

 


 
34784. Cerkev sv. Frančiška Ksaverija / St. Francis Xavier church, first mentioned in written sources in 1443


 

 

Bloško jezero / Lake Bloke


 


 
34788. Common toad, Bufo bufo, krastača in Slovenian, one of many in the lake


 

 


 
34789. Sculpture of Bear the fisherman on the lake shore


 

 


 
34790. One of the wooden tents in the glamping at the lake side


 

 


 
34791. Another bear sculpture, of the reclining bear-on-vacations


 

 


 
34792. View south, across the lake


 

 


 
34793. A toad, practising slow breaststroke swimming


 

 

Cerkev Sv. Miklavža / St. Nicholas Church, North of Ulaka


 


 
34794. View of the church from the south


 

 


 
34795. Heart-shaped primrose grove


 

 


 
34796. 1678 - year the church was built, engraved in the stone above the door


 

 

Mt. Velika Špička, 955 m


 


 
34799. The peak is easily accessible, a rather steep but short (half an hour) walk from the road, and the southern view from it, depicted here, is truly magnificent.


 

 


 
34798. 4 milkweed bugs, from the genus Oncopeltus, on a support of the round mountain waymark plate


 

 


 
34800. Spomladanska resa (in Slovenian, there is no English name for it), Erica carnea


 

 

  Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 33, March 22     Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 34, March 29  




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