My first love, before Freddie Mercury; even before Mr Spock; before pretty much anything else that I can remember other than my family – was horses. For me, today was going to be the fulfilment of a dream. Mark had considered it as a surprise for my 40th Birthday, but it was closed. Last year,Continue reading “Dobrodošli Dogs: Waggy Tails & White Horses – A Trip to the Famous Lipizzaner Stud Farm at Lipica, Slovenia”
Bojana, the owner of Kamp Tura had promised us a proper pitch when someone moved, however we hadn’t realised that it was on a first-come-first-served basis. The campsite was full and pitches that became vacant disappeared immediately!
“You can stay here if you want!” cackled the old woman, as she rearranged the flowers on the grave that she was tending. We had reached a dead end, quite literally, next to a cemetery in Slovenia. We had come from Verona and had been on the road for hours. We were looking for ourContinue reading “Three Campsites & a Graveyard. The Sandal Saga in Slovenia!”
I love the Ordnance Survey. I learnt to navigate with OS maps and find them brilliantly detailed. However, Slovenian leisure maps could teach even the OS a thing or two! Detailing all the footpaths and cycle ways with itineraries and elevation diagrams – and grading the river for kayakers, we decided that Slovenian maps areContinue reading “Walks Into Our View – Soča River, Slovenia”