Social activities during the Summer School and Workshop
The Workshop dinner will be organized on Friday, August 26, 2011, starting at 20:00 in a restaurant Gostilna Pod lipo (Borštnikov trg 3, Ljubljana).
There will be two menus available and the dinner also includes limited amount of beverage (a beer, or a glass of wine, or a soft drink).
If you wish to join the dinner please follow the link Social activities registration in the menu and register no later than July 15, 2011. Payment of 35 EUR will be possible after receiving the invoice during the week of July 18.
Organized Summer School and Workshop trip
We are organizing an excursion to Velika planina for all participants of the Workshop and Summer School and their accompanying persons on Sunday, August 28, 2011.
Velika planina (literally Big Pasture) is dispersed high-altitude settlement of mostly herders' dwellings on the karstified mountain plateau Velika planina in the Kamnik Alps in Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. It is one of very few herders' settlements of this scale preserved in Europe and attracts visitors throughout the year with facilities for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer (from Wikipedia).
For more information and photos, please follow http://www.velikaplanina.si/Home.
The departure will be by bus from Department of Mathematics (Workshop and Summer School venue) in the morning and return to Ljubljana in the afternoon.
To book a trip please follow the link Social activities registration in the menu and register to the trip no later than July 15, 2011. The cost for the trip is 35 EUR. It includes the bus and cable car transfer, a local guide and entrance fee to the shepards' museum. Local specialties will be available at additional cost. Payment will be possible will be possible after receiving the invoice during the week of July 18.
Sightseeing in private arrangements
Slovenia is a small country and starting from Ljubljana you can reach practicaly every town or village within a few minutes or hours.
However due to its geografical position you can expect some heavy traffic especially in the late afternoon.
We listed some highlights of Slovenia bellow. You are welcome to visit them. But don't skip the courses :)