Exploring the Old Town


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July 20th 2006
Published: June 16th 2017
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01 Triple Bridge01 Triple Bridge01 Triple Bridge

1 for cars and two for pedestrians.
Geo: 46.0514, 14.506

As I was about to leave the room for sightseeing, the girl opposite my bed asked if I wanted to spend the day with her and two other single travellers that she had just met. I said yes. There was Mariah (Dutch), Maeve (Irish) and Carlos (Mexican). Our first stop was the market to find food. Then Mariah, Carlos and I went to do some sightseeing, while Maeve went to find a washing machine. We saw a section of an old Roman wall dating back 15AD. Then went to the history museum of Ljublana. Where they have the only Egyptain mummy in Slovenia.
We then met Maeve at the square, near the Triple Bridge, under is the Ljubljanica River. We caught the train to the castle at the top of the hill- such a tourist thing to do! We had a guided tour of the castle and the guy was really informative and not too boring. Climbed to the top of a tower for a great view of the city.
Caught the train back into town and had a cold shower and then we went out for dinner to a pizzeria on the edge of the canal and we made
02 Along the canal02 Along the canal02 Along the canal

Grand buildings along the canal.
plans for the next day.


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03 Roman wall03 Roman wall
03 Roman wall

Part of the Roman wall of the ancient city of Emona.
04 Entrance04 Entrance
04 Entrance

Entrance to the ancient city of Emona underneath the small pyramid.
05 Imitating05 Imitating
05 Imitating

Me imitating a huge statue.
06 Across the canal06 Across the canal
06 Across the canal

Looking across the canal you can see the castle at the top.
07 Dragon07 Dragon
07 Dragon

Part of the entrance to the castle.
08 Old entrance08 Old entrance
08 Old entrance

The orginal entrance to the castle use to be through crossing a bridge and entering this tower.
09 Chapel09 Chapel
09 Chapel

Inside the castle's chapel.
10 Ceiling10 Ceiling
10 Ceiling

The ceiling of the chapel is decorated with family coat of arms, as are the walls of the chapel.
11 View11 View
11 View

View of the old town from the top of the castle.
12 Triple Bridge12 Triple Bridge
12 Triple Bridge

Part of Triple Bridge is visible in the middle of the photo.
13 Inside13 Inside
13 Inside

Inside the castle walls.
14 Flowers14 Flowers
14 Flowers

Flowers and the old town.
15 Me15 Me
15 Me

Me at the outdoor restaurant with the canal behind me.
16 Church16 Church
16 Church

A church at night.


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