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The autumn come and all men vanished – the peddler’s trade in Kočevska (Gottschee) region

“The Gottscheers were peddling folks. The autumn come and all men vanished. They ventured forth to various cities – all the way to Berlin. Many of them earned well and I must admit that at that time in the Kočevska region – particularly in the city of Kočevje itself – prosperity bloomed.  In taverns, you could treat yourself to the best snacks that you would not find even in Ljubljana,” wrote…

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