Another adventure under way, we wound our way through 3 wonderfully preserved age-old cities today on our motorcycle tour through the Istrian Peninsula: Groznjan, Motovun and Rovinj.
The scale of Postojna Caves almost defies description. Dozens of kilometers of caves, most of it explored but only about 1 km open to the public. Rooms that are 100 meters top to bottom and even more in diameter.
Heading closer and closer to the castle location, it became darker, more overcast, and a bit rainier. It actually set the mood for the visit to this old, dark place.
Take it from a professional geologist, the limestone and karst stretches all the way from Switzerland to the Greek islands. We explored…
For our trips, we always have tried to balance just enough planning with a good dose of fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-and-just-enjoy-the-moment. To that end, we always…
A European gem worthy of a visit, Ljubljana’s charming old town boasts the famous Triple Bridge, the Dragon Bridge, the Ljubljana River, and the Ljubljana Castle.
Slovenia is the new Switzerland for us, and the 3 quaint mountain towns of Bovec, Kranjska Gora, and Lake Bled are part of the reason why.
Our Slovenian motorcycle adventure continues. On our second day in Slovenia, we wanted to check out the Soča Valley falls and slot canyons that we had read so much about.
We reached the top of the mountain at Vrsič Pass at an elevation of 1,620 meters (5,285 feet). It felt like a cool autumn day though it was only late summer
We headed to the part of the ride I had been looking forward to – Triglav NP, Slovenia. We were heading up and over the mountains with dozens of…