A delicacy of Portorož is the salt-flower cake (Torta Solni cvet). Portorož is known for the Sečovlje Saltworks (Sečoveljske soline) where salt is still produced in a traditional way. The depicted cake I had at the Café Central, a café of the LifeClass Hotels & Spa.
The Povoden Museum is the oldest open-air lapidarium in Slovenia. Its name origins from Simon Povoden, who collected antique monuments in the city’s tower base. The largest and most famous piece of this collection is the Orpheus Monument, a 5 m high monument standing in front of the city tower.
The Orpheus Monument is a Roman tombstone located in the centre of Ptuj. It is dedicated to Marcus Valerius Verus, the mayor and counsillor of the city in the 2nd century. The stone is part of the Povoden Museum. This is an open-air lapidarium at the base of the city tower.
Reconstructions of Roman shields (scuta) seen at the rooms of the association POETOVIO LXIX which promotes the Roman heritage of Ptuj. Every August they organize a big Roman festival and re-enactment event in the city.
In the past, the Church of St Peter and Paul (Cerkev sv. Petra in Pavla) was considered one of the most beautiful Baroque churches in Slovenia. Following its destruction in World War II, the reconstructed version of the edifice still shapes the view of the city.
A play of smithery and colours in the backyard of muziKafe Bed & Breakfast in Ptuj. After an one-year trip aournd the world a family decided to go back to their home town Ptuj and to see the world as guests in their bed & breakfast.
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.
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.