This is not a regular public art post. It shows an old house given a new life and an eternal mineral water spring.
Next week this series from one day in Prekmurje, the Pannonian part of Slovenia, will come to an end with a church, but before it does I wish to use this opportunity to show how an old house can be restored and how a mineral water spring can be presented.
In Fokovci we were lucky to be given the tour of this house, villa Moj mir (“My Peace”), and the gardens that surround it since my friend is friends with the owners. They bought the house built in 1927 not so long ago and are slowly restoring it.
The estate and the line of various organic products from plants which are grown here is called Vidov brejg. We tasted the yummy Purple coneflower syrup. Fun fact: Slovenian word for this flower, ameriški slamnik, translates as “American straw hat”. I posted most of these photos on my fourth blog back then, in 2019, but chances are that you are new here.
The second half of the gallery shows the Nuskova mineral water source in Rogašovci with a high iron content, picturesquely nestled among the old willow trees. Amore tasted it on the spot but didn’t look much pleased. 😀
All in all, not your usual art but mighty pretty.
For Photographing Public Art Challenge (PPAC) hosted by Marsha at Always Write
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