Slovenia Walking

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Kurentovanje festival in Ptuj

Ptuj beside the River Drava
Ptuj beside the River Drava

The Kurentovanje festival in Ptuj. Now this looks like fun!

The Kurentovanje is the most important carnival event in Slovenia with a 50-year-old tradition which preserve the ethnographical tradition.

Full details of this 11 day festival (05 Feb 2010 to 16 Feb 2010) and loads of pictures can be found at the Kurentovanje website.

Kurentovanje Festival in Ptuj - © Andrejj at Wikimedia Commons
Kurentovanje
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Group Accommodation in Slovenia

Book group accommodation in Slovenia
Book group accommodation in Slovenia

Hostelbookers.com also offer a group booking service which makes finding the right place to stay in Slovenia quick and easy.

Hostelbookers.com cater for families, school and college groups, hen and stag trips plus sports groups. In fact, whatever your group or interest we recommend contacting them for a quotation.

Why book with the HostelBookers Group

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Slovene for Walkers

Slovene
Slovene

It is fortunate for foreign visitors that the Slovenians are excellent linguists. You will find that most young people speak at least some English while the older generation will understand German. Their language bears few similarities to English and the grammar is complex, but do try to use some words – your efforts will be much appreciated. Below we   … Read the rest

Learning the Slovene language

Slovene
Slovene

I’m not a linguist. I failed my CSE French with a grade E or F, so getting to grips with Slovene was never going to be easy! (Sarah is much better and has a working grasp of both French and German). We have been travelling to Slovenia since 2001 and our Slovene is very basic. We have no excuse!   … Read the rest