Each room of Hotel Mitra is decorated with a different painting. The subject of the painting depicted above refers to the Roman history of Ptuj, which was named Poetovio in ancient times.
The Puh Bridge (Puhov Most) is named after Janez Puh, an inventor and mechanic who became famous for founding the Austrian Puch automobile plants. The bridge was created by Peter Gabrijelčič аnd Viktor Markelj and opened in 2007. It is an extradosed bridge which spans the Drava River in a bow.
Remains of a Mithras shrine inside a protecting building built in the style of an ancient Roman sanctuary. The shrine was erected in the sixtieth of the 3rd century by soldiers of the legion XIII Gemina.
The spa area of Grand Hotel Primus in Ptuj offers besides a couple of treatment rooms designed in different periods of history a pool in ancient Roman luxury style.
While visiting the Firbas Homestead in the Slovene region of Štajerska I came across this Pannonia bike built by the Hungarian company Csepel in 1967. The homestead offers a lot of adventures for children who had never seen a cow or horse but I guess fans of classic bikes will have interesting talks with the owner of this bike as well.
The Klopotec is used as a bird scarer in the vineyards of traditional wine-growing landscapes of Slovenia, Austria, and Croatia. The pic above was taken in the Slovene region of Prekmurje. In Austria the same device is generally known as Klapotetz or Klapotez.
At the Kocbek oil mill I had the chance to taste products of pumpkin seeds produced by Gorazd Kocbek and his team. I was especially impressed by the roulades depicted above. Kocbek used pumpkin seeds instead of flour for creating these tasty pieces of dessert.
The Prekmurian layer cake (prekmurska gibanica) is a traditional dish in the Slovene region of Prekmurje. It contains poppy seeds, cottage cheese, walnuts and apples.
An old cash register seen at the ham manufacture Kodila in Murska Sobota, a city in the Slovenia region of Prekmurje. Blagajna is the Slovenian word for cash register or till.
The parish church designed by the Slovene architect Jože Plečnik was built in the 1920s. It is dedicated to the Ascension of Jesus but people just call it ‘The White Dove’. Inside it surprises its visitors with a ceiling adorned with pottery and ceramics.