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Travel Friends, Faces and Places in Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. Thankyou for helping to make my adventure in Eastern Europe August 2004 a huge success!!! Please find your picture and add a comment if you like!!! Cheers and Thanks,,, Gary

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Departing Split, Croatia and going to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Departing Split, Croatia and going t…
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Here is Andrea from Germany.  We met on the bus from Split to Dubrovnik, Croatia.  Hi Andrea!!!
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Here is Andrea from Germany. We met…
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Arrival in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Arrival in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Andrea and I find the local hostel but it is FULL!!!  Fortunately the receptionist of the hostel calls a local person with a room for rent and she comes to fetch us!!!
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Our Landlady in Dubrovnik, Croatia and Andrea.
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Our Landlady in Dubrovnik, Croatia a…
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Landlady in Dubrovnik, Croatia and Me!!!
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Landlady in Dubrovnik, Croatia and M…
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Andrea in our room in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  WOW!!!  A REAL ROOM!!!  Our Land Lady brought us the Apple Juice on the table!!!  That was great...
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Andrea in our room in Dubrovnik, Cro…
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After getting set up we went out to exlore the "Old City Center'' of Dubrovnik and had a nice lunch there!!!  The tables here are actually in the street!!!
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After getting set up we went out to …
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Andrea from Germany in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Andrea from Germany in Dubrovnik, Cr…
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Andrea from Germany in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  Behind is Adriatic, of Course!!!
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Andrea from Germany in Dubrovnik, Cr…
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Gary in Dubrovnik, Croatia on the Ramparts (City Wall).
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Gary in Dubrovnik, Croatia on the Ra…
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Dubrovnik Youths Playing.
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Dubrovnik Youths Playing.
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Breakfast Time with our Land Lady in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  This is her kitchen table.  She made a nice breakfast for us.  Meat, cheese, bread and coffee!!!
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Breakfast Time with our Land Lady in…
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Andrea and our Breakfast at our Land Lady's Kitchen Table.  Ohhh!!!  We had some pastry too,!!!  (The Red pots  /  one for coffee and one for warm milk)
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Andrea and our Breakfast at our Land…
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Me with leftovers from breakfast...  Waste not,,,  Want not...
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Andrea, Gary and our Croatian Land Lady on her Balcony.
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Andrea, Gary and our Croatian Land L…
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Saying farewell to Andrea...  At the Dubrovnik Bus Terminal,,,  Tschuss!!!  Gary
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Saying farewell to Andrea... At the…
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Gardner in Dubrovnik!!!  I passed her everyday walking to the old city center.  Today we waved!!!
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Gardner in Dubrovnik!!! I passed he…
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Gary in the Monestary in the Dubrovnik City Center.
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Gary in the Monestary in the Dubrovn…
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Street Performer in Dubrovnik.  Notice the Bullet Holes and Shelling Marks in the wall behind him!!!  They are reminders of the war in Dubrovnik only a dozen years ago!!!
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Street Performer in Dubrovnik. Noti…
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People jump on this little ledge and balance themselves for a moment while they take their shirt off!!!  It's hard to do because the ledge is slanted down slightly!!!  See the next picture...
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People jump on this little ledge and…
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Success!!!
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Success!!!
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Drying Clothes in Dubrovnik.
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Drying Clothes in Dubrovnik.
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Time for a beer in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Kid Bartender in the city center.
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Kid Bartender in the city center.
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Dinner in Dubrovnik???
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Dinner in Dubrovnik???
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Alley Cats waiting for the lady above to throw down a few scraps!!!  Is this a GREAT Picture, or what!!!
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Alley Cats waiting for the lady abov…
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More Friends in Dubrovnik!!!
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More Friends in Dubrovnik!!!
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Attentive Alley Cat in Dubrovnik.
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Attentive Alley Cat in Dubrovnik.
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Old Lady Drying Laundry in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Cat on a Hot Tile Roof in Dubrovnik!!!
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Gary on the Ramparts (city walls) of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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Our Land Lady in her Living Room Ironing again.  She irons alot.
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Our Land Lady in her Living Room Iro…
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My Land Lady takes good care of me...  Breakfast Day 2,,,  Me and the Land Lady...
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My Land Lady takes good care of me..…
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Time to mail postcards.  Dubrovnik, Croatia city center.
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Time to mail postcards. Dubrovnik, …
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Ching - Ching,,,  Time to say goodbye!!!  She was GREAT!!!
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Ching - Ching,,, Time to say goodby…
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Bye, Bye...I gotta catch a bus to Slovenia!!!  Thank you sooo  much!!!   Gary
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Bye, Bye...I gotta catch a bus to Sl…
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I helped this lady with her shopping basket up lots of steps.  She was very gratefull.
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I helped this lady with her shopping…
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WOW!!!  Bye Again!!!  This is a big Apartment Complex...  this is her balcony...
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WOW!!! Bye Again!!! This is a big …
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Having a Banana in Bosnia!!!  Actually this is Hercegovina.  You have to pass thru here to get to Croatia again, there is a gap.
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Having a Banana in Bosnia!!! Actual…
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Lunch in Lubjiana, Slovenia  on the steps of the Cathedral.
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Enter, my room mate in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  Inti is from Australia.
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Erin, take a look at what she is holding!!!  (Flea Market in Ljubljana)
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Erin, take a look at what she is hol…
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The Side Walk Caulk Artist of Ljubljana,, Slovenia.
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Gary and the Caulk Artist, downtown, Ljubljana.  See his masterpiece on the street!!!
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Gary and the Caulk Artist, downtown,…
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Young William Tell...and a very nice looking Slovenian teacher.
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Young William Tell...and a very nice…
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Flag of the City of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Flag of the City of Ljubljana, Slove…
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I Love 3 D movies.  This one is in  the Castle of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Having a beer in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Slovenian waitress.
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Slovenian waitress.
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This is actually an ad on a public street for a shoestore.  They specialize in high end fashion.  I took a peek in the store... No nudes, just lots of foot wear...
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Rats of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Rats of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Dogs of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Dogs of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Lovers of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Lovers of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Pets of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Pets of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Owners of Pets of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Here is my tour guide of Lubijiana, Slovenia, Martin.  I was the only one who showed up for this walking tour!!!  It was a fantastic 2.5 hours!!!  Martin was great!!!
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The Pope walked through these doors, a few years back.  See the shiny door knob from everyone touching it!!!
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The Pope walked through these doors,…
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Tour of Ljubljana, Slovenia over!!!  Bye Martin!!!
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Open Air Concert ofLjubljana, Slovenia.
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Open Air Concert ofLjubljana, Sloven…
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Open Air Concert in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Concert Singer of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Action Shot of Concert Singer in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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The Triple Bridge of Ljubljana, Slovenia.  (You can't see it from here, but  there are three bridges here!!!)
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The Triple Bridge of Ljubljana, Slov…
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My roommate, Inti,  and I having breakfast our hotel.  The Hostel was full in this town too!!! So we shared a room at this hotel to save money.  Hi Inti!!!  Nice to know you!!!  Gary  (PS,,, finally some eggs and meat for breakfast-included in price!!!
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My roommate, Inti, and I having bre…
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My humble corner in the hotel room in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Inti's humble corner in the hotel room in Lubijiana, Slovenia.
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Inti's humble corner in the hotel ro…
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Kids of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Kids of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Enter, Lake Bled, Slovenia!!!
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Enter, Lake Bled, Slovenia!!!
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Gary walking the ramparts of the Castle atop Lake Bled.  (Picture via help of my little travel tripod!!!)
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Gary walking the ramparts of the Cas…
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Here is Vid (our infamous tour guide!!!)  and Liana, from Australia  .  We were the only two people on the tour!!!  It was great!!!  Here is the link to their Touring Site   ---.http://www.3glav-adventures.com/
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Here is Vid (our infamous tour guide…
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Touring North Western Slovenia in the Rain!!!  It was awesome!!!
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Touring North Western Slovenia in th…
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Vid and Liana!!!  Hey guys!!!  Thanks for a Great Day!!!
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Vid and Liana!!! Hey guys!!! Thank…
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Liana in the Rain!!!
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Liana in the Rain!!!
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Liana in the Rain.
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Liana in the Rain.
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Vid and Liana in the Cave in the Julian Alps...
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Vid and Liana in the Cave in the Jul…
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Liana from Australia...  Hi Liana!!!
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Liana from Australia... Hi Liana!!!
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Guess Who!!!  Do I match the landscape???
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Guess Who!!! Do I match the landsca…
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Yoooooooo  Vid!!!  You are Awesome!!!
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Yoooooooo Vid!!! You are Awesome!!…
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This is how we had to climb over to the cave.  There is a small ledge to walk on and a steel cable to hold onto.  AND!!!  It was really slippery because of all the rain!!!
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This was so cool... I love to hike around...  This is in the Julian Alps in Slovenia.
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This was so cool... I love to hike a…
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Vid!!!  Thanks for an outstanding day!!!  Vis Website ---> http://vid.dr-leskosek.com/
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Vid!!! Thanks for an outstanding da…
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Julian Alps...  Here is the cable that you hold onto while trying to manuver the tiny, slippery ledge.  Glad I had hiking boots!!!  Liana only had flip flops!!!
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Julian Alps... Here is the cable th…
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Hi Vid!!!  Nice Shot!!!
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Hi Vid!!! Nice Shot!!!
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Liana Drenched!!!
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Liana Drenched!!!
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Liana from Australia and Vid our tour Guide!!!
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Liana from Australia and Vid our tou…
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Rainy day in the Julian Alps, Slovenia.
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Bridges of Slovenia...
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Bridges of Slovenia...
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Liana and Vid...
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Liana and Vid...
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Liana and Vid... and drinking water diverted to this carved out log...
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Vid,,,  Action Shot... This is Great!  This is Great!!!  This is Great!!!
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Vid,,, Action Shot... This is Great…
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Taking a break from touring for a great pizza and a DARK beer lunch in the Julian Alps of Slovenia.  Here is our day --->http://www.3glav-adventures.com/photos/04_08_31.html
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Taking a break from touring for a gr…
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We made a great day in spite of the rain!!!  Thanks, Liana and Vid!!!
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The tour group!!!  Vid, Liana and me...  Thanks Vid and Domen!!!  It was Great --->http://www.3glav-adventures.com/photos/04_08_31.html
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The tour group!!! Vid, Liana and me…
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It rained so much that the road caved in!!!  We had to back track 1 hour...
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It rained so much that the road cave…
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Julian Alps, Slovenia.
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Julian Alps, Slovenia.
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GO VID!!!  You are Awesome, Man!!! Vid's Website ---> http://vid.dr-leskosek.com/
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GO VID!!! You are Awesome, Man!!! V…
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Vid in another Action Shot!!! Vid's Website --->http://vid.dr-leskosek.com/
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Vid in another Action Shot!!! Vid's …
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Liana and Vid at the end of the day.  We started at 9:30AM and toured all day until 8:30 PM!!!  WOW!!!  A very full Day!!!  --->http://www.3glav-adventures.com/photos/04_08_31.html
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Liana and Vid at the end of the day.…
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Vid at the ski jump in Slovenia.  Showing how it is done!!!   He said it's the longest jump in the world!!!
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Vid at the ski jump in Slovenia. Sh…
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Gary imitating VID!!!  Ski Jump in Slovenia.
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Liana at the bubbling pool in the Julian Alps in Slovenia...  the water was perculating up!!!
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Liana at the bubbling pool in the Ju…
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Vid and more rain in Slovenia!!!  Calling the office???
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Vid and more rain in Slovenia!!! Ca…
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Hi Vid...  this is a great shot!!!  Gary
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Hi Liana!!!  This is a great shot too!!!  Gary
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Hi Liana!!! This is a great shot to…
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Gary and Liana.
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Gary and Liana.
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Liana in the Rain.
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Liana in the Rain.
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Gary in the Rain.
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Gary in the Rain.
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Liana, Me and Vid in the tour minivan.  This was our parting shot at the end of the day!!!  Cheers with a Beer!!!  Gary
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Liana, Me and Vid in the tour miniva…
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Vid, Gary and enter Domen!!!  Hi Domen!!!  He is the owner of the tour company!!!  You are awesome too!!!,,,  Domen...Here is the company website!!! http://www.3glav-adventures.com/
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Dinner at Lake Bled, Slovenia after a full day of touring with Vid and Liana.
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Vid and our tour mini van!!!  Thanks Vid...  Sorry these pictures took so long!!!  You are awesome!!!
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Check-out time at the Lake Bled Hostel.
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Time for one more E-mail at the hostel!!!  This one had free internet access,,,  but just one computer...   ;-(
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Luggage Compartment of my bus from Lake Bled, Slovenia to Vienna, Austria.  I am starting to feel like luggage at this point...  4.5  weeks...
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Dinner in Vienna, Austria at the train station.  Wiener schnitzel, Rye Bread and a Beer.
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Yes, you can drink the water.  I did this all over Eastern Europe...  Saves a buck each time...  and not one upset...
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My  bunk at the Westend Hostel in Vienna, Austria.  This was the most sterile of the entire trip.  Maybe too Sterile.  There was another bunk bed like this on the other wall.  4 people to a room...
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Hey, we are both traveling with the SAME Rick Steves Guidebook!!!  Best of Eastern Europe 2004...
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Someone napping in the park in Vienna, Austria.
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