Travel Blogs from Slovenia

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Lights Out Ljubljana, Vopovlje, Slovenia travel blog

Lights Out Ljubljana

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... Loka. I had to get farther off othe highway to reach Škofja Loka than I had to going to Šempeter. The roads in Slovenia aren't well labeled. From looking at Google Maps, I'm not even sure all of them have names. I discovered that the best way to ...

Another Cloudy Mountain Day, Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia travel blog

Another Cloudy Mountain Day

A travel blog entry by eundel

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I remember the "Sound of Music" opening with Maria running through the Alps, basking in sunshine. I'm pretty sure that was shot on a sound stage. During this trip I've been in the Swiss, Austrian, and Slovenian Alps, and haven't seen the sun even peaking ...

Lazy Sunday, Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Lazy Sunday

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... back my hiking plans. Instead of hiking all day, I flipped through my guidebook and the numerous "things to do in Slovenia" brochures I'd acquired looking for a museum to visit in the morning. I found the Museum of Apiculture (Čebelarski Muzej) in ...

Raves for the Caves, Škocjan, Slovenia travel blog

Raves for the Caves

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... I had two stops planned in the Karst Plateau. The Karst is an area of limestone that has tendrils through out much of Slovenia. The limestone is particularly conducive to the formation of caves, which means the cave theme for the day shouldn't have been ...

National Day, Piran, Slovenia travel blog

National Day

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... , unlike Croatia, Slovenia did not have a sizable Serbian population, so there weren't significant ethnic issues involved with Slovenia separating. Other than a few stores being closed early, I haven't noticed anything special. My destination for today ...

bike trip around the town, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

bike trip around the town

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: Poprzedniego wieczoru znalezlismy (dobra, Marcin znalazl) hostel Tabor, w ktorym nocowalismy. Byl drozszy, niz w innych miastach europejskich - 17 Euro/os. w pokoju czteroosobowym. Z autostrady mozna dojsc na skroty do osiedla domkow (ok. ...

It's pronounced Loobliana, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

It's pronounced Loobliana

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... at all? Ljubljana is Europe's "Biggest Little Capital". (Okay I just made that up. Sorry Reno.) It's the capital of Slovenia, which became and independent country for the first time in 1991 when it separated from Yugoslavia. As Slovenians keep telling me, ...

A Little More Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

A Little More Ljubljana

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... away at some point.)  I also wouldn't recommend the museum without a little bit of background history concerning Slovenia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, or Ljubljana. The permanent exhibits seemed a little disjointed and were missing information that ...

Bled to the Rescue, Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Bled to the Rescue

A travel blog entry by eundel

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I hate to admit it, but I was starting to get a little down on Slovenia. I mean, I loved Ljubljana, with the Plečnik and Art Nouveau architecture, and the ballet was definitely memorable, but the various small towns I'd spent the past few days ...

Backside of the Alps., Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Backside of the Alps.

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... packed bustling streets full of tourists, very relaxed with clean public toilets with the seats still on the toilets! I love Slovenia, it is beautiful. This is just a short beginning so I could post some of the beautiful shots of Ljubljana and ...

The Unhappiest Tour, Koper, Slovenia travel blog

The Unhappiest Tour

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... 's bit of the Mediterranean yesterday. Exiting a little over 2km tunnel, I emerged into a dramatically different landscape. Suddenly, Slovenia looked like the typical pictures of Italy and Greece I'd seen on TV. There were orchards, terraced vineyards, ...

Lake Bled, Lake Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Lake Bled

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... to move my entire body to look over my shoulder ever since. Stupid neck. Hopefully won't last too long. That's all from Slovenia. We stayed in Croatia longer than we expected so little Slovenia only gets 4 days. We are heading towards Vienna - ...

I Still Don't Know How to Say

I Still Don't Know How to Say "Ptuj"

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... ten times and still couldn't say if it sounded like ptooey or ptoye or ptu... Anyway, Ptuj was a small town in eastern Slovenia. It had a castle, which was really more like a palace these days, a few monasteries and some churches. Because Ptuj was ...

Ljubljana., Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Ljubljana.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Ljubljana. ...

Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj., Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj.

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Beautiful Fall Colors at Slovenia's lakes, Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Beautiful Fall Colors at Slovenia's lakes

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... close.  As an overall impression we were pleasantly surprised by how comfortable the countries of the former Yugoslavia felt.  Slovenia and Croatia, especially, are used to tourists and are very easy if you are willing to stay in people's homes ...

You know you are in the Balkans when ...., Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

You know you are in the Balkans when ....

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... we needed to go through Serbia on a night train to Belgrade and then a further 8 hour trip to Ljubljana through Croatia and Slovenia. The alternative had been to catch a 37 hour trip ferry to Venice feom Patras in Greece and then train to Ljubljana but ...

Gorgeous Vintgar Gorge, Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Gorgeous Vintgar Gorge

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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A popular thing to do when in Bled is to take a walk to the Vintgar gorge, which is about 3km north of the town.  Friday turned out to be a little cloudy, so it was perfect weather for the walk.  The walk up was fab, really peaceful and it took ...

Back to Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Back to Ljubljana

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... , I would have liked to take a trip to the other lake in the area, Bohinj, but there just wasn't time in the end.  I think Slovenia has much more on offer than I had a chance to see this time round.... Anyways, Saturday I left Bled to head back to ...

Day 2 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Day 2 in Ljubljana

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... though.  However, the big selling point are the views over the city and on a clear day you can actually see over a third of Slovenia, well that is if you pay the €3.30 to get up the tower, which is definately worth it.  The castle grounds ...

A Farewell to Arms, Kobarid, Slovenia travel blog

A Farewell to Arms

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... it. All in all, it was a nice bit of hiking to end on. Tomorrow I will be leaving the Julian Alps and heading towards Slovenia's little piece of the Mediterranean. I shouldn't have any more hikes in my future for a week or two. Just some (hopefully) sunny ...

Lovely Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Lovely Ljubljana

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... the idea!!  So that was a great experience for me anyway!  We crossed the Croatian border, and I was into Slovenia.  My first impressions were very favourable - it looked so pretty and picturesque, lots of greenery and mountains.  ...

The Final J is Silent, Kranj, Slovenia travel blog

The Final J is Silent

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... large cave spiders, I'll go back one of these next few evenings. On my way out of town, I stopped at a Mercator. It's Slovenia's major chain grocery store. I've been going there a lot for food and ATM access. I was walking across the parking lot when I ...

All is quiet on New Year's Day, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

All is quiet on New Year's Day

A travel blog entry by guykb

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I think maybe when U2 wrote that song they may have been in Ljubljana. Basically everything was closed. Museums, galleries, shops - the streets were deserted. So what to do on such a quiet day? Jess had the bright idea that the movies would be good ...

Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Ljubljana Castle

A travel blog entry by guykb

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The Castle at Ljubljana floats over the city like a watchful guardian. From every angle around the old town it is visible. Today it was visible through swirling mists, seeming mysterious and inviting. Today we would investigate it further. First though ...

New Year's Eve, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by guykb

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One of the reasons I had chosen Hostel Celica was that we would be in a more interesting location for Cameron and Jean on New Year's Eve. Sure enough, the hostel was having a NYE party with cheap drinks, all invited. Jess and I planned to go to the ...

Circus maximus, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

Circus maximus

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... all closed. After a while I resorted to ringing the tourist information centre and they confirmed that films are not dubbed in Slovenia (that was promising), but that the cinemas in the centre would be closed today. Grrr. As we walked and progressively ...

Now That's A Big Fish.., Bled, Slovenia travel blog

Now That's A Big Fish..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... that has been erected. Well that's about it for Bled. A wonderful spot certainly worth checking out if you're ever in the neighbourhood. Hope all is well in your neck of the woods. Net pod, Ljbljana - Slovenia. Muchos love, Nath and ...

Love and Hate....and pigs., Bertoki, Slovenia travel blog

Love and Hate....and pigs.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... pigs. I picked at it, went back to our room and pretended not to see the weather forecast for the following day. We had a feeling Slovenia and Italy were besties.  SIDE NOTE: Due to this gloom, our camera gave up and died. But if you need some proof ...

The End of Eastern Europe, Ljubljana, Slovenia travel blog

The End of Eastern Europe

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... from the hostel -- the first bar we went to was a binge-drinkin, reefer-smokin, porn-watchin dive, certainly a welcome to Slovenia moment straight out of a tourist brochure). That being said, there is something to the town that makes it a nice draw and a ...

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