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the white swans have landed

Lake Bled is a lake in the Slovenian region of Upper Carniola in the spa town of Bled, at the foot of the Pokljuka plateau. The lake is at an altitude of 475 m. i. J. The approximately 2.1 km long and up to 1.4 km wide lake has a total area of 1.45 km ² and a maximum depth of 30 meters. Wikipedia

The most famous symbol of the island is Our Lady of the Lake Church with a long and varied history. Behind the lush greenery on the island, however, are hidden several interesting buildings, such as the bell tower, the chaplain and the provost, the small hermitage and some mysterious legends.

The Wishing Bell is very popular among the numerous visitors to the sanctuary, who are making a pilgrimage to the island. When you ring them, you are recommended to the Mother of God and trust her in the confidence to be heard, his wishes and requests.

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Photo taken @ M on 8 October 2019 (© a7m2 / Flickr)

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