Mythology Tourism

Peter Klepec – a mighty hero of the Kolpa and Čabranka Valley

Peter Klepec - statue in Mali Lug

A frail child becomes a hero Small and frail, barefoot and wearing patched-up clothes. He led the sheep or oxen to pasture on steep slopes that loom over the Kolpa River. Like most poor children in the Kolpa and Čabranka Valley, he served as a village shepherd to help his poor mother. Because he was a weakling, other shepherds beat him and made fun of him – until a miracle…

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