Along one of those magnificent Slovenian roads for a bike ride stands an ancient Roman fort. It can easily be reached by bike, but not many of the cyclists who pass here stop. Not many even know of the existence of this piece of Slovenian heritage. Fort Lanišče had a long history but deserves a better future. Slovenian road 621 is a quiet road and a … Continue reading A Roman fort hidden behind the trees
There are many things I forget, but the first bike ride in shorts and shirt is always a moment to remember. Continue reading Does summer come early?
Whenever I see a castle on my way I want to ride my steel horse through its gates and conquer it. Continue reading The conquest of Turjak castle
Activity application Strava and clothing manufacturer Rapha hold a Festive 500 challenge every year to get cyclists to ride 500 or more kilometres between Christmas Eve and New Year. With our, so far, snow free winter it was a good chance to join the challenge and explore and show the Slovenian roads and roadside in wintertime. So here you go: 5 rides, 505 kilometres of … Continue reading Festive 500: Slovenian holiday spirit seen from the bike
My 10 favorite views from the bike of the last two weeks in which we saw a little bit of winter and a lot of spring From evening till morning Rest time is yours, From dusk till down Don’t be afraid to work (school in Bevke) High on the hills near Ljubljana, curvy lines draw up a landscape (Samotorica) through which roads meander (Žažar) going up … Continue reading The Sunny Side of Winter
It’s Slovenia, but not really Slovenia. It’s Italy, but not really Italy. Goriška Brda is a little bit of both. It’s a 80 square kilometre Slovenian paradise which lies in Italy. Or to say it like Jure Boltar of bike tour company Terra Cycling explains: Slovenia has the shape of a chicken and Goriška Brda is its behind which is stuck in Italy. Anyway, Goriška … Continue reading Rolling between vineyards