The paintings of Selšček

Selšček has around 140 inhabitants. There is a church, there are farms and houses, there is a bus stop and there is a little square with a new water fountain, benches and a table, bike stand and statue. The little village lies, 640 metre high, between the forests on the plateau Menisija, less than thirty… Continue reading The paintings of Selšček

Žiri

Žiri, 3600 inhabitants. You could look at Slovenia as a country of mountains. You could also look at it as a country of valleys. Enclosed by green mountains, lie valleys as if they are islands in the middle of vast oceans. Each with its own climate, its own culture, its own kitchen, its own capital.… Continue reading Žiri

PANTANIMANIA

It's 14 February 2015, today Marco Pantani has been dead for 11 years. Dead but still alive. On and along his training roads in Italy's Emilia-Romagna roams his spirit. And his memory is kept alive by his tifosi who still paint his name on the roads of his favorite climbs. For the love for riding… Continue reading PANTANIMANIA

Views from the bike, February 2015

All photos were taken around the halfway point between Ljubljana and Venice. Riding a bike is the closest thing to flying. (Robin Williams, American actor and bike enthusiast (1951-2014)) Miren Castle is not a castle but a hill. There once was a castle in Miren but it was destroyed in 1515. The main building on… Continue reading Views from the bike, February 2015