Bled

Dates visited: September 13, 2009 – September 18, 2009 My selection of countries on this European vacation (Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina) was based on visiting places where there wasn’t a lot of emphasis on museums. Since Rohan was only three years old, our priority was flexibility. Thus, we rented …

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Ljubljana

Dates visited: September 15, 2009 Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, doesn’t have a lot of attractions to offer, but I just love the way it is spelled and pronounced! We drove 34 miles south-east of Bled to get to this low-profile capital city. It was a beautiful day and that …

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Bohinj

Dates visited: September 16, 2009 We stopped in Bohinj on our way to Vintgar Gorge in Gorje. The attractions here are Lake Bohinj which is the largest permanent lake in Slovenia, located within the Bohinj Valley of the Julian Alps, and the statue of the legendary Goldhorn chamois—a legendary white …

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Gorje

Dates visited: September 16, 2009 We visited Gorje to see Vintgar Gorge (2.5 miles north of Bled). It was a beautiful drive with lush greenery surrounding us. The Vintgar Gorge is a one mile gorge carved by the Radovna River. The river has sculpted the canyon with a combination of …

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Julian Alps

Dates visited: September 17, 2009 We followed the exact itinerary as described in Rick Steve’s book, Croatia and Slovenia. From Bled, we drove through the stunning Vršič Pass, the picturesque Soča River Valley and returned back to Bled in an autovlak (car train—load your car in the train, sit in …

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