A walk around Lake Bled, Slovenia

We took the local bus from Bohinj, Slovenia to Lake Bled. Then we took a gentle stroll around the lake, returning to the same point to catch the bus back. The lake surroundings are well groomed and an easy walk. There is also a small land train that circles the lake if you are feeling … Read more

Mount Vogel, Slovenia in summer

Whilst staying at Lake Bohinj, Slovenia in early July 2011 we took the cable car up Mount Vogel. At an altitude of 1800m it boasts some of the most magical panoramic views. While we were there the slopes were carpeted with colourful alpine flowers. Click on the pictures below to see a larger version.

Beautiful Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

We visited Lake Bohinj, Slovenia in early July 2011. The area is in the Triglav national park so remains relatively unspoiled. Lake Bohinj lies between Bohinj’s mountains, which rise from 1,600 to 2,000 meters, and is Slovenia`s largest glacial lake. It is 4.2 kilometers long, one kilometer wide, and forty-five meters deep. One side of … Read more

Alpine flowers in Slovenia

I took these pictures in the alpine meadows surrounding the resort of Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. We were there in early July and the weather was so hot we would walk in the morning and spend the afternoon cooling off in the hotel pool. The meadows were teaming with butterflies that were making the most of … Read more

Geraniums in the Slovenian Alps

In the alpine villages around Kranjska Gora, Slovenia the wooden balconies of the houses were decorated with a profusion of bright red geraniums. There are lots of ideas here for window boxes and tubs. Many of the buildings were right on the street but that did not stop the occupants putting out their pots and … Read more