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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 ...
We woke from our kind of sleep to stunning views from the windows as the train neared Villach and the Austrian Alps. We had realised that we were close to the Rosental valley, so decided that we should have a quick explore before finding a campsite with the aim of finding some tacky Rosental souvenir. This took us to Klagenfurt where we parked and wandered. The town was nice enough and we found our Austrian mascot, but a combination of tired bodies and grumpy Austrians meant we decided ...
... and the beautiful Lake Bonhinj below us. We had a lot of fun trying out different fun poses from a couple of viewpoints. Unlike Bled, Bonhinj is in the middle of Triglavski National Park and therefore had much less development and much more nature surrounding it.
Our mission on Mount Vogel was to find a cheese farm and try some cheese before hiking down the mountain. We were given some direction by a ...
... our hike that we were on the steep, challenging climb up. This wouldn't have been too bad, except for the fact that Erenna and I were in flip flops and the path was really muddy and slippery. We all made it up pretty far when we reached a fork in the path and couldn't figure out which way to go. Ren and I decided to start heading back down, knowing it would take me a long time in my unfit footwear and Jason continued up. It was a slippery steep slope back ...
... trees at a working farm. There's no restaurant but an honesty-box fridge stacked with beer. Later a young Austrian couple stroll over. They are going for pizza, and would we like some fetching. Oh yes please.
So with pizza and beer for supper we set up camp on lush grass beneath shady trees. It's very warm and for the first time camping on this trip there is no dew next morning.