Articles about - Blog
More and more of us are using the Internet when on holiday or travelling abroad these days, but one of the biggest problems is finding a reliable WiFi hotspot, preferably a free one! I came across a post today on http://mykafkaesquelife.blogspot.com/ which linked to the Google map below.
To fund the Slovenia-Walking website we use advertising. If you would like to support us and our website please consider reserving your hotel or apartment in Slovenia via Booking.com. Also, it would be greatly appreciated if you would purchase your travel books and maps (or any other items for that matter) at Amazon via our Bookshop … Read the rest
All but one of Slovenia’s 10 highest peaks are to be found in the Julian Alps, within the boundary of the Triglav National Park, the sole exception being Grintovec, the highest mountain in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.
Many of these great summits can be reached by the walker who has a head for heights and enjoys some easy scrambling. Some are … Read the rest
Here is a list of our 10 favourite waterfalls in Slovenia (in no particular order).
1. Slap Savica – 78m fall.
This magnificent waterfall is fed by underground channels that lead from the Triglav Seven Lakes Valley. Slap Savica is the source of the Sava Bohinjka.
Access: A 20 minute walk from the car
Its Slovenia, not Slovakia!
It seems that these two countries get mixed up more than I thought. Here’s an interesting article on a comparison with Slovakia and why Slovenia should rebrand itself. I’ve never had a problem, but then again, I can read a map!
Update – 16/01/10
Still confused? I hope … Read the rest
I’ve been brushing up my CSS skills over the last few days and given Slovenia-Walking a bit of a makeover (there was a bit of Photoshop work involved too). One problem I have is that the white navigation links are hard to see if images are turned off. Can anyone suggest a fix for that without … Read the rest
In the autumn of 2009 David and I completed one of the most exciting and exhilarating walking trips we have ever done. Since our first visit to Slovenia in 2001 we had always dreamed of climbing Triglav and incorporating this challenge into a circular walk and sleeping in the mountain huts in the Julian Alps. … Read the rest
The Vršič Pass, which rises to a height of 1611 metres, is the highest pass in Slovenia. It connects, in the north, the Sava Dolinka Valley in
Gorenjska to the the Soča Valley in Primorska, in the south. The road, impassable in the winter months, is an exhilarating and spectacular drive, climbing and descending 49 … Read the rest
Tags: Ajdovska deklica, driving, Isonzo Front, Izvir Soce, Jasna Lake, Julian Alps, Julius Kugy, Kranjska Gora, mountains, Russian Road, Slovenia, Slovenian, Slovenija, Soca Front, Soca Valley, Transport, travel, Vrsic, WWI, Zlatorog