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Dawn and Me at the Top  
   

Dawn and Me at the Top

The funny rocket thing behind us is called Aljazev Stolp. It was the idea of a local vicar in 1895 who wanted the Germans to know that Triglav belongs to Slovenians.
Mount Triglav

July 19th 2007
Ever since I first saw pictures of this little country I have wanted to pay a visit. But it looked so wonderful that I would have felt guilty going there alone. This funny characteristic explains why I have just spent three months travelling around West Africa when I actually really wanted to go to Ethiopia. Fortunately while pouring over the maps looking for somewhere less appealing to go to, ... read more
Europe » Slovenia

Slovenian Flag The Slovene lands were part of the Holy Roman Empire and Austria until 1918 when the Slovenes joined the Serbs and Croats in forming a new multinational state, renamed Yugoslavia in 1929. After World War II, Slovenia became a republic of the renewed ... ... read more
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