Travel Blogs from Villach
Now there's really not too much to say about caves. Good pictures are difficult to capture, especially when flash photography is banned and you don't have stuff like wide-angle lenses and The like.
Once you've used up words like awesome, astounding and majestic then you're left with anthropomorphising a bunch of rocks.
"Can you see the chicken?"' Says the English-speaking guide. ...
We all slowly fell in love with Slovenia, camping in the pine trees, swimming in the lake and chilling amongst the mountains. The campsite was full of Dutch teenagers making the most of the activities on offer on the raging river running past the campsite. A great couple of nights enjoying the surroundings, even with some traditional Slovenian music thrown in as we ate dinner on the last ...
... on to Slovenia pretty quickly. And it was a great decision as we snaked our way through the mountains, the van coping admirably, with a new stunning vista around each corner. We headed to Bled and a campsite on the lake, but an avalanche of tourists for the Bled festival meant that it was completely full. In fact apart from the stunning location, the campsite didn't seem our bag anyway, so we went and found camping Sobec which was perfect, and it was time to chill and catch up on some ...
Near Lake Bled is another gorgeous lake and the largest in Slovenia. Lake Bohinj is nestled right in the middle of the Julian Alps, a chain of mountains that stretches through Slovenia, Italy, and Austria. We took a short and very scenic bus ride to Bohinj and got on a cable car up to the top of the highest mountain in the vicinity, Mount Vogel. At the top of Vogel, we took a ton of pictures of the stunning mountains ...
... in Bled.
Next we walked around the lake starting from a side we haven't seen yet. Along the way we decided to try out the summer toboggan experience. This is a long and curvy rail down the side of a small mountain and going down the rail are individual toboggans. We took the chair lift up and were rewarded with beautiful views of Lake Bled below us. We each took our turn riding down the rails in our toboggans and it was really good fun! Once we ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed