Birthday in Ljubljana

(Last Updated On: 10/01/2017)
Few years ago I accidentaly had this small tradition to spend my birthday abroad. I just always ended up travelling at the end of August and even if birthday isn’t a big deal to me it was kind of nice to be in some cool (or not;)) place on that very day. Last time it happened was in Ljubljana 3 years ago. Well, on the same day I was also in Graz and Maribor but only Ljubljana got stuck in my mind as my birthday destination.

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Ljubljana is one of these small, cozy capitals that don’t feel like capital cities at all. People don’t rush, the atmosphere is laid-back, the quay of Ljubljanica river is full of cafes that are always full of people sipping drinks. It feels like the time has stoped there and I was transfered to the places from my childhood. I was in Ljubljana again a year ago and it still felt exactly the same. And also when I was there for the first time back in 2002…

One of the most important places to visit, besides aimless wander around in the old town, is the castle that raises high above the town. Maybe the castle itself isn’t very special but the view from the top of the hill is spectacular, besides the red rooftops you can see magnificent Alp mountains in the background (since it’s only 80 kms you must be very unlucky not to see the mountains).

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Following pictures were taken in August 2009













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  • Reply
    Melissa Bobbitt
    31/08/2012 at 17:18

    Absolutely breathtaking!

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    Mackenzie Miller
    21/03/2014 at 01:18

    I've said this before, but you're photos are so great. Makes me excited for my visit this summer!

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