Monday, December 26, 2011

From Slovenia

The say after Christmas brought me 0 cards. No cards or any other mail in my mailbox today. No mail in the box but today i've been busy with my collection. I've been organizing my portuguese cards and now is time to make some updates and i'll start with these 2 cards from Slovenia, sent by Leonardo "lionheart".

Photo by Matjaz Krivic

Škofja Loka, a thousand-year-old city at the confluence of the Poljanska Sora and Selška Sora rivers, was the center of the Loka dominion owned for 830 years by the Bishops of Freising, who placed an indelible stamp on the city.
The old city core boasts numerous points of interest from the past, and the Loka Castle, built before 1202, reigns above the city.
Škofja Loka is considered the most beautifully preserved medieval city in Slovenia.
Its rich cultural heritage intertwines with unspoiled nature, earning the city the name “Gallery in Nature,” while the picturesque and colourful house facades fostered yet another: “Motley Loka.” - in:

Photo by Janez Skak

Typical house in the Zadnja Trenta Valley with Bavski Grintavec in the background.

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