Slovenia 8 June: Ljubljana

Peace Run in the capital

Welcome to Ljubljana, the capital of Sovenia!

We stared our day in the primary school "Vodmat"...

...we visited this school already several times; we really felt like home...

Thank you for the heartfelt welcome!

...running through the city...

...the bus looked quite tempting, especially as the temperature was rising...

...the parliament of Slovenia...

...our scheduled meeting with the speaker of the parliament, Dr. Milan Brglez.

Our team got enforcement by children from the "Majde Vrhovnik" primary school...

...we introduced the Peace Run...

...and Dr. Milan Brglez warmly welcomed our runners.

...kind words...

...we sang our Peace Run song...

Thank you for hosting the Peace Run!

Our gratitude to Mrs. Pia Vrhovec for organising the nice meeting!

...we had some spare time...

...back on the road...

...we reached the "Majde Vrhovnik" primary school. The children welcomed their class-mates...

..coming home...

Thank you "Majde Vrhovnik" primary school for the fun!

...back running in the city...

Ljubljana has been chosen as the "green capital" for 2016...

...arriving at the city hall...

Mr. Dejan Crnek welcomed us on behalf of the mayor of Ljubljana, Mr. Zoran Jankovič, a good old friend of the Peace Run...

Thank you for the nice welcome!

...a street artist improvised our song...

...colorful shoes...

...great ice-cream...

...the river flows below our feet...

...we arrived at the president's palace for a special function...

...a group picture with the guards...

...we made it on-time for the changing of the guards...

Mrs. Nataša Kovač, General Secretary of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, welcomed the Peace Run and kindly received the peace torch...

...and passed it on to the special guests...

...as well to the students. Thank you for the marvelous event!

...we shared our gifts with the children...

...our last meeting of the day: the primary school "Franceta Bevka"...

...a very friendly welcome...

...selfie...

..what would be a meeting without running?

Thank you all for the perfect Peace Run day!