Bled Island and the Assumption Church. It’s the only real island in Slovenia.
We reach Bled Castle at around at 10.40am. It’s drizzling and foggy this morning. Temp at 12oC. Armed with an umbrella, I set out for a tour of the castle.
Entrance fee is EUR8
View of the surrounding..
Print shop at Bled Castle
The first printed book in Slovene
The old Gutenberg’s wooden printing press (reconstructed of course..)
Movable metal type
Me having a go at printing myself a certificate.. on hand made paper no less.. with some help from the Print Master, of course..
Chapel at Bled Castle
Museum at Bled Castle
Heritage of iron making in Kropa.. wooden clog, hammer used for hand forging nails, horse-shoe nails, construction nails for shingles, common ship nails, shoe nails, ship deck nails and machine-made nails for railway tracks
Indigenous settler of Bled (front) and Ostrogoth woman (back). The blue pigment used to dye clothes are extracted from a plant they called uuisdile. Below is a Lomard warrior from the 1st half of the 7th century.
Archaeologists research equipment from the mid 20th century
We left Bled around noon and made our way towards Tomlin, passing through Stara Fuzina, Bohinjsko lake.
Late lunch at Most na Soci
Neat way of stocking up on wood for winter. This is at Srednja Vas.