Slovenia 9 June: Bohinj - Zgornje Gorje

the natural treasure of Slovenia

We spent the night in a most beautiful nature resort at lake Bohinj. The early bird catches the worm...

...some of our runners enjoyed the "wild life"...

...the sun rises at lake Bohinj...

...we approached our first meeting: the "Dr. Janeza Mencingerja" school in Bohinjska Bistrica...

...a traditional welcome...

...some kids prepared greeting cards for us...

Thank you for the nice welcome!

...a group of students carried the torch to the city hall of Bohinjska Bistrica...

...the mayor welcomed us...

Thank you Bohinjska Bistrica for the warm welcome!

...running towards Bohinjska Bela...

...dense forests and clear rivers...

Welcome to Bohinjska Bela!

Children of the local primary school and the kindergarten greeted us....

...a small gift...

Thank you Bohinjska Bela for the heartfelt meeting!

...most welcome refreshments...

Lake Bled with its famous island was greeting us...

...as well as a local speciality: a very, very creamy cake...

...carbo-loading...

...we reached the primary school "A.T. Linhart" in Radovljica...

..the kids had fun passing the torch...

...and the school track invited us for a symbolic Peace - lap!

Thank you "A.T. Linhart" for the hospitality!

...a shortcut up the hill...

...and we reached Zgornje Gorje, our today's final destination.

...the mayor surprised us with a very practical gift:

...little cow-bells. No more runners will be lost in the future. Just ring your bell and the team can locate you...

The principal received our certificate of appreciation...

...the passing of the torch...

...family picture: the mayor and his daughter...

Thank you Zgornje Gorje for the enthusiastic welcome!