Escape from winter

Being such a small country it's amazing how varied Slovenia is. When the ground in and around Ljubljana was still full of snow and the temperature was below freezing point, we took the car (with bikes in it) 60 kilometres to the west to ride through the sunny and snowfree Vipava Valley. Ready, Set, Go!… Continue reading Escape from winter

Yeti for a day

A blanket of snow has been spread over Slovenia, making cycling at least unpleasant. So time for a hike. A small corridor leads through the snow towards the 898 metre high top of mountain Grmada. The Yeti or Abominable Snowman is an ape-like cryptid taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the… Continue reading Yeti for a day

Mission to the secret tunnel of Goli Vrh

Once upon a time.... Between world wars I and II the western part of Slovenia (then part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia) was Italian territory, according to the Treaty of Rapallo. To defend the rest of the country and capital Ljubljana against the Italians a defense line consisting of bunkers, tunnels and forts was built… Continue reading Mission to the secret tunnel of Goli Vrh