View of the stunning
Soca River. Easy cycling as
we followed the narrow
Soca Valley alongside the river
as it glides through the Triglav National Park. During WWI,
the site of the infamous Soca Front claimed an estimated 1 million
lives (Immortalised by Ernest Hemingway in "A Farewell to Arms"), but now it
's fame is due to the spectacular river rafting.
- we were exhausted from the climb & taking a rest - just wanted to see what
it looked like from this angel. A monument half way up Vrsis pass indicating
the names of all the surrounding mountains.
the peak of Vrsis Pass - the 1611m high Vrsic pass is the highest pass of Slovenia.
on the downhill of Vrsis pass - before tackling yet another
On the Radovna cycle route
- a continuous journey via stunning valley after stunning valley.
Loka - otherwise known as the Bishops Meadow - we had a great
view of a lightning storm one night
deceptive view - this was one of those twisting and turn caracol
Always glad to see a sign letting us know which
country we're in when we've already been in it for 2 weeks.
Bled is surrounded by 1000-2000 m high mountains. It boasts a castle
on a rock next to the lake and a calm, atmospheric chapel on an island in
the lake which can be visited by rowing boat or gondola.
Well not exactly but we were interviewed by
Passport Magazine whilst we were in Moscow and you can read the
article online here.