Gorenjska – Triglav, Bled, Bohinj

Most of Slovenian people immediately associate Gorenjska with Triglav, a majestic mountain with three heads. For us, Triglav is much higher than in reality. Something like that must have influenced Julius Kugy, who wrote these words: Triglav ist kein Berg, Triglav ist ein Reich. This magnificent mountain with 2864 meters of height above sea level and unique geographical position has big symbolic and also uniting meaning for Slovenians. It is also featured in Slovenian coat of arms. Protected area of Triglav National Park (TNP) extends from the valley of the…

Read More

Bled holidays ? Why is Bled called paradise on earth?

Bled is a village in north-western part of Slovenia. It is well known by the lake with the same name (Lake Bled). The lake is special because of a beautiful island on it. That is why many people say it?s like heaven ? beautiful lake with clean water all around you, you (possibly with people you love) driving on your boat, looking at an island with beautiful church and a cloudless sky above you if you are lucky. The main tourist attraction is of course the lake. It?s up to…

Read More

Cave dive ? Cave dive in Slovenia

It?s possible to dive in all Slovenian rivers and lakes with an exception of Lake Bohinj. Diving is popular in Lake Bled, Ankaran, Portorož and many other tourist spots in Slovenia. But this time we aren?t talking about normal diving – we are going to talk about special type of diving – cave dive. Cave dive is a special type of technical diving, where scuba equipment is used to enable the exploration of the caves, filled with water. Unfortunately, according to professionals, cave diving isn?t for everyone. To be more…

Read More