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view from our room at dzboka gruske

Eco-farms, Dumplings and Kisla Repa

We finished our first day of filming and traveling in Prekmurje with a dizzying drive through the countryside in search of our night’s lodging in Grad.  This was a GPS-defying journey made even more challenging by darkness.  After a few phone calls to our innkeepers, we found our way to Apple and Pear (Dzabuka & [...]

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vineyard at Kupljen winery, jerulazem

Visiting Kupljen Winery in Jerulazem

Thursday 04-18-13 We met Meghan at 7am and headed out of town to rendezvous with the film crew in order to convoy to our first location in the Prekmurje region.  This area is up in the northeastern corner of the country, bordering Austria, Hungary and Croatia.  The landscape reminds us that there was once an [...]

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bikes are ubiquitous in ljubjlana, slovenia

Slovenia on a Sunday, with Dumplings

Meet Meghan and Maggie: they are Embassy employees and our hosts for the duration of our trip.  Meghan is the Deputy Public Affairs Officer, and Maggie a co-ordinator for the Embassy’s Community Liasion Office. You will be hearing a lot about them.  Curiously enough, Meghan is a native of Ohio (so is Natalie), and Maggie [...]

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