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Slovenian Alpine Museum

Rare are the occasions when something newsworthy happens in our little town of Mojstrana, a picturesque alpine home of twelve hundred souls at 660 meters of elevation in the midst of the Julian Alps. What could have been a Slovene version of Zermatt or Chamonix, unfortunately stagnated under the communist regime for decades after the Second World War. Nearby industrial complex at Jesenice, providing quality steel and thus creating a backbone for a struggling Yugoslav economy, was all of the attention. Investments were limited and only provided factory workers and their families, that inhabited the area, with basic needs, but … life was considered good. (more…)

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