Slovenia 4 May: Celje - Ptuj

the President of Slovenia receives the Peace Run

Good morning Ljubljana! We met at the city centre a group of children who joined us for a very special meeting...

...old friends...

...getting in the right outfit....

....and off we went!

...we arrived at the residence of the Pesident of the Republic of Slovenia!

Mr. Borut Pahor, President of Slovenia, received our international team...

...we presented the Peace Run...

...there was quite an audience assembled...

President Pahor receives the Peace Torch!

...kind words...

...the President passed the torch on to the spectators...

...we sang the Peace Run Song....

...and the kids got ice cream!

...our Slovenian coordinators presented some gifts...

Our deepest gratitude for this very special meeting!

..it was time for us to leave Ljubljana behind and to return on the road...

...we indulged in local sweets...

...we reached Ptujska Gora were we met some runners...

...getting ready to run!

...approaching Ptuj...

...the castle of Ptuj welcomed our team!

...arriving at the city hall...

...big media coverage...

...the city representative of Ptuj welcomed us...

Ptuj is part of the "Sri Chinmoy Peace Blossoms - project", joining over a thousand other landmarks worldwide...

Thank you Ptuj for welcoming us!

It was time to say good bye to Slovenia. All our gratitude for the outstanding hospitality and the friendship!