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OK - so when someone says, this place you've never heard of is GREAT...and they're in a very small country...you kind of learn to take it with a grain of salt ;) That's we had expected about the Lake Bled area in Norther Slovenia (Slovenia - formerly part of Yugoslavia - is just east of Italy, south of Austria, and west of Croatia). Wow, were we wrong!
Before we got to our campground, we ...
... to purchase tickets to get into the Gorge, but it was well worth it! The entire trail is either very well-maintained boardwalks or maintained trails, taking you deep into the gorge for picturesque, clear, pristine river/stream and its equally as stunning sheer walls and cliffs!
The hike takes about 1.5 hours round trip and the pictures speak for themselves! It was a fantastic side trip as we made our way to Lake Bled!
The Wiseman ...
... island in the middle and a medieval castle looming on the mountain above. The only power boat allowed on the pristine azure waters belong to the coaches of the Slovenian Olympic RowingTeam. Otherwise all boats are rowed by hand. Slovenia has won several rowing medals, of course some of those were prior to 1991, so I don't know if all the rowers hail from Slovenia or just Yugoslavia in general. (Yugoslavia is now Croatia, ...
... small signs and an abandoned guard station. No new passport stamp! We thought it was great. We have dipped our big toes into Austria. And will come back for more someday.
Too soon, it was time to say,
“So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, good night
I hate to go and leave this pretty sight
So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu
Adieu, adieu, to yieu and yieu and yieu”
... dripping of water into the caverns. I will post some photos so you get an idea of what it is like....eerie but interesting. Marty felt quite at home with the scary faces, although we both wondered what they might signify. We go across the Ponte Del Diavolo, or Devil Bridge. Apparently, or so the story goes, when the bridge was first constructed the devil said he would kill the first to cross over the bridge so the townspeople sent a dog across and no-one needed to be ...