Primož Jakopin, photo diary

A Trip to Križ Village Above Triest
51th Matura Anniversary (Part II)
of Class 4.h, Šubičeva gimnazija, Ljubljana, June 1967

November 21, 2018, 20 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 contributed to the making of these pictures (family names are as of 1967): Franko Košuta, Miran Saje, Meta Štoka, Radojka Verčko, Mojca Zaletel, Sinja Zemljič, Bojana Žokalj - Boja and Franci Velkavrh.

All the pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2108.


42499. During the stroll on the Napoleonic Way above Triest: Radojka, Meta, Sinja, Mojca and Miran



42500. Persimmon tree in the village, full of ripening fruit



42501. Our guide Franko gave a brief overview of the life and work of Albert Sirk (Slovenian wiki site), premier Slovenian marinist, in front of the house where the painter was born (with Mojca).



42502. Houseleek, Sempervivum tectorum, climbing over the stone-topped fence



42503. On the plateau above the Ribiški muzej / Fishing Museum: Miran, Mojca, Boja, Sinja, Franko, Meta in Radojka



42504. Bora wind resistant museum roof tile pattern



42505. Stone plaque with a fish and a fishing net at the museum entrance, made in 2016 by the stonecutter P. Hrovatin, after a design by Bruno Volpi Lisjak



42509. The history of fishing along the Triestine coast is being explained by Franko.



42507. Model of čupa (pron. choopah, a dugout boat) Marija, the standard fishing boat used by Slovenian fishermen along the Triestine coast, built in 1898 at Nabrežina.



42508. 1:35 scale model of top (topo), the most populat fishing boat along the Adriatic coast



42510. 1:14 scale model of tonera, tuna fishing boat with a 500 m long net. The opriginal was 12 m long, 2 m wide and had 6 m long oars.



42511. On the museum desk - drawing of the villages above the cliff - from Triest to the estuary of the Timava river, the stretch of the coast populated by people of Slovenian origin 1.200 years ago.



42512. Manual fog horn, made in 1950



42513. Franko



42515. A typical village street view



42520. The photographer was best served with barbecued calamari, cooked potatoes, garlic and hot water with a touch of Sinja's black wine (teran) and a generous sip of lemon.



42517. Sinja opted for fried calamari rings.



42518. Pasta with mussels on the Miran's plate



42519. Mojca bravely tackled three Vienna steaks with pommed frites - and managed to eat two, one remained for takeaway.



42521. The girls in the corner, already adorned in the style of the coming 2019 festivities: Sinja, Radojka, Mojca, Boja and Meta



  Lanski vrh and Babni dol, November 17      Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 100, November 21  

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