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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…