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... straight roads right now, but Slovenia here I come, then Croatia.
I'm ashamed to say I've now done both Slov's in one day, one day I will come back and see them properly.
The change between borders still never surprises me, it's so odd how neighbours are so different, and another strange thing is how different they smell, you won't get that in a car, but on the bike it's really odd.
... at the campground entrance along with a great restaurant with an outdoor terrace (got to love outdoor terraces). Needless to say, the first day consisted of simply hanging out at the beach with a lovely view of the nearby island which has a picturesque church that a lot of couples get married on. In fact, it is a tradition for new grooms to carry their brides up the 99 stairs in order to have ...
We took off from Salzburg and started our trek back to nature by passing through a very steep mountain pass replete with lots of long tunnels. Before heading into Lake Bled, we decided to take a stop off at Vintgar Gorge (about 2.5 miles north of Bled) and take Rick Steve's recommended hike (can you tell we really rely on this guy?!).
After a harrowing series of VERY narrow roads to get into the parking lot, were were rewarded by a stunning, low-impact hike! Yes, you ...
... along the Soca Valley - this is so clear - mental note to return next year and camp
We pay our 5 Eur and set off, talk about butterflies, hope we do not meet anything coming the other way and pray we get the right exit at the end of the tunnel otherwise it will not take long to get to the bottom
Top of Mangart not sure if we should laugh or cry - this is AMAZING !! Unable
to take it all ...
... echoed around the place. Where we lay, we had a perfect view of the island and distant mountains. Although the place was busy and bustling with people, it still felt calm and peaceful. I think it's the first time, in a long time, that I felt fully relaxed. When you just lie somewhere so beautiful, with the sun beating down and the sky unbroken, you find time to clear your mind and focus on what's important. It's not like sunbathing on a beach. All you can see ...