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One trip, three countries, eight days on two wheels

One trip, three countries, eight days on two wheels. Crossing the picturesque Julian Alps in Slovenia. A pizzaslice of Italy, the 42km coastline of Slovenia and then further on the old Parenzana railwayline in Croatia. On day one you soon become aware, whilst cycling, of Slovenia’s pristine friendlyness. Spectacular stone castles look down on Lake Bled and many tourists. We enjoy it on our new horses around the lake. Day…

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Slovenia – A Self Guided Way of Exploring

Slovenia is a beautiful country. It is so small in scale that it easily hides in the company of big European countries and that is exactly why it is less known, more mysterious and thus more interesting. It is also attractive due to the unspoiled nature, which one can see at every step of the way – the environment is so basic and refreshing that it is simply addictive. Magical…

Croatia is great place for adventure holidays

Croatia is rich in terms of landscape, culture and history. that is why you will always experience unexpected discoveries on your way. For many people a summer vacation means one thing – the beach. if you are determined beach-hunters, you will come to the right place . Croatia is also a great place for adventure holidays and also self guided exploring. Nestling between the Alps, the Pannonian Plain and the Adriatic Sea, in the…

Cycle along the Parenzana – From Trieste to Poreč

Towns on the Northern Adriatic and especially those on the Istrian Peninsula are remarkable in their beauty. Istra has a special Mediterranean charm, considered by many as the new Tuscany, with far more homely people and indigenous surroundings. Istria, with its numerous roads, side paths and mild climate, can easily be ranked as one the most beautiful parts of Europe for cycling. Istria is connected and interweaved by many cycling…

Walking in the Julian Alps

Hiking in the mountains is one of the most popular activities in Slovenia and many Slovenians are just crazy about conquering the two thousand-meter peaks in the Julian Alps. One can’t escape the mountains in Slovenia, for the mountain chain stretches through two thirds of the country. That is why a large majority of the population is in love with the mountains, especially the Julian Alps, which are considered the…

Mount Triglav – The “Big One”

It was years ago. The group of youngs decided to climb Mt. Triglav. On the way up there one of the fellow met a girl that he later married. My parents told me their story. I was also told about beautiful views form the summit that reach the Adriatic see, and all those walls and precipices that you face… and how you feel once you reach the summit. Indeed, once…