Hotel Astoria Bled
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Very fast Internet upload speeds (12Mbps) and download was 11 Mbps. Rooms were nicely air conditioned.
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Travel Blogs from Bled
... and took in the beautiful tranquil scenery of the mountains and the valley below. While we were there, several people arrived at the top with their para-gliders. They went up additional chair lifts and then para-glided down to Lake Bohinj.
We stopped at Lake Bohinj on our way back to Bled, where were took in some additional sights, in include the lake itself and St. John's ...
... known only to a few. Unfortunately as I got there I inhaled a large flying creature which put up a tremendous fight with my tonsils before submitting to superior strength and deciding to flap around in my right lung. Although I had won the battle I certainly hadn't won the war and the terradactyl size creature continued to cause havoc as I coughed and spluttered like a seasoned smoker at the side of the lake. Consequently I only got one ...
Glacial waters under the Alps
Country with thousands of years of history
1000 year old castle
Walking up cobbled path and looking down over the lake
Suit of armour,
skeletons out the cupboard in full view to see,
A Pletna boat ride to
A church in the middle of the lake where you can ring the bell
Lake Bled in Slovenia
And the short ...
... we came back down, we asked the woman at the gift shop where best to see Mount Triglav from…we had sworn we had found it about 10 times at this point, each time finding out we were wrong. She mentioned a statue in town that offered the best views.
We headed back into town (Ribčev Laz) to check out the statue, but decided first to take a detour for a walk along the lake. The rain came basically within 5 minutes of our walk, but luckily it ...
... to the 11th century, when the Spannheims adopted Ljubljana as their feudal power base. Following the cities absorption by Austria in 1355, the Castle became the property of the Habsburg family, before going on to serve as a barracks, then a refuge for the poor and then a prison. After getting a glimpse of the prison cells I don't think anyone would want to spend any time hanging out in one of these cells. They don't even ...