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A Landscape Carved by Water

The Upper Sava Valley is known for its spectacular landscapes, dominated by lush forests and craggy peaks. Some of the moist interesting landscapes, however, are tucked away far below Mount Špik in the Valley of the Martuljek Waterfalls. Visitors who enter this area on the northern edge of the Triglav National Park first proceed through an impressive canyon, where the ...

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Pipistrel Partners Up With UBER To Launch VTOL Air Taxi Service

Slovenian ultralight plane maker Pipistrel has teamed up with US ride-hailing company Uber to develop electric aircraft for personal transportation in big cities. The two companies plan to unveil the first demonstration planes by 2020. The partnership marks the beginning of an interesting path towards new means of travel that will not only save users’ time but will also be ...

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Slovenian Teodoor – Smart Lock on Kickstarter

Teodoor is reliable and secure Bluetooth operated smart lock. It fits perfectly on the inside of your door lock in seconds. With Teodoor, your smartphone becomes your new door key. It installs easily on the inside of your existing lock on a wide variety of doors, providing you with a complete, personal smart lock experience – in truly hands-free fashion. Using ...

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Slovenian Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday at St. Mary of the Assumption in Collinwood on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The Cleveland area is home to the largest population of Slovenians in the world outside of Slovenia. See more : http://s.cleveland.com/6brTo1g   Source: Cleveland.com Video: Judy Sedmak Facebook Page

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The Rise and Fall of a Railroad

Only an occasional bridge and several old buildings serve as a reminder of a railroad that once made its way through the Upper Sava Valley. For decades, the rail link brought life to this part of northwestern Slovenia – until a controversial decision led to its abolishment. The railroad once connected Ljubljana with the town of Tarvisio, now a part ...

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Secret Rooms For Wiretapping Found During Renovation Of Hotel Jama in Postojna

During the renovation of Jama Hotel, a door was discovered for which no one knew where it led. Since the owners had no keys, they broke in and found a wiretapping nest set up by secret services. Behind the door, the renovators found five rooms that had not been drawn on any of the existing construction plans and officially don’t ...

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