Brkini Hills sunset, near Pregarje, Slovenia

Pic du Jour – Brkini Hills Sunset

Colorful skies over the Brkini Hills of south central Slovenia.

Texting on a bike, Ljubljana

Texting on Two Wheels

Has it become passé to complain about people texting when they shouldn’t be?

Port and marina in Izola, Slovenia

Port and Marina, Izola, Slovenia

A 45-second exposure in a 1,000 year old town.

A dragon on the Dragon Bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragons and Virgins in Ljubljana

A protector of Ljubljana’s Dragon Bridge.

Village of Pregarje, in Slovenia Brkini hills

Misty Afternoon, Pregarje, Slovenia

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 219th (!!) straight, was actually taken today during a quick afternoon visit to the village of Pregarje, the geographic center of the Brkini hills of southwestern Slovenia, to give a cousin and her travel companions visiting from the states a quick tour of some of …

Heathen Maiden, Vršič Pass, Slovenia

The Legend of the Heathen Maiden

This is Ajdovska deklica, or the Heathen Maiden, whose forlorn visage hangs permanently on the sheer rock face of the 2,547m (8,356 ft) high Prisojnik, a mountain that forms part of the eastern wall of Slovenia’s Vršič pass. It’s a natural formation caused by rock fractures that rests at the …

Ljubljana Central Market, July 2014

Ljubljana Central Market II

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 181st straight (!), was shot after hours this afternoon at Ljubljana’s Central Market where I still proudly rule as Mayor. On Foursquare, that is. I’ve curtailed my visits back from six per week lately but still maintain a market-related photo album on Google+ when I’m …

View of northern Ljubljana from castle hill towards the Kamnik Alps

Ljubljana, in Eight Grainy Photos

On Friday I reported from Ljubljana’s War-Free Zone that I recently shot my second roll of film in two months –and the second in ten-plus years. Here are the highlights from the rest of the roll which turned out to be an impromptu if unconventional tour of the Slovenian capital …

Monkey and Dancer, Tomšič Street, Ljubljana, 13 Jun 2014, 5:16 pm

Ljubljana, 5pm to 6

Today’s Pics du Jour are the fourth selection for the 1 Day 1 World Project started by Lisa who blogs at Northwest Frame of Mind. The idea is to represent a ‘typical’ hour each week from where you happen to be until the 24-hour cycle is completed in October; this …

War-Free Zone, Ljubljana, May 2014

War-Free Zone, Ljubljana

On Stari Trg street, Ljubljana old town center, May 2013. Today’s Pic du Jour, the 152nd (!) straight, was shot on film, more specifically Kodak 400TX with a Soviet-made Zenit EM. It’s from the second roll I’ve shot in 123 months – here are the highlights from the first, shot …