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flowers

A Snail and its Bouquet

I just returned from a few days in and around the Soča River Valley in Slovenia's far western reaches, one of the most beautiful areas of the country, where, among other things, I hunted for the area's early July wildflowers. You may know of the Soča by its Italian name, the Isonzo, which in turn lent its name to a dozen especially brutal battles…
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A Bouquet from Olympic Park

Today's daily pic is a simple little fresh flower bouquet for any and all who happen to come across this photo or otherwise drop by Piran Café today. You're always welcome. :) Today's Pic du Jour, the 201st (!) straight, was snapped at London's Olympic Park exactly two years ago. The same day I snapped this full moon over the Thames and Tower…
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One Shopping Day Left Until the Day of the Dead

Tomorrow, November 1 is All Saints Day, or Dan Spomina na Mrtve and AKA Day of the Dead during the Socialist days. It remains an important holiday in Slovenia, and one of the most lucrative for flower sellers in a country where people tend to buy lots of flowers. These were taken yesterday at Ljubljana's central market, before back-to-back state…
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