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Lake Bohinj and the mighty mountains of Triglav

By Bhavita Modi

When we started our half an hour drive from Bled to Lake Bohinj, all I heard from the locals was that Lake Bohinj or Bohinjsko Jezero is the largest glacial lake of Slovenia and the area surrounding it offered myriad activities. Continue reading “Lake Bohinj and the mighty mountains of Triglav”

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Miss-adventures of Lake bled- II

Bled is straight out of a fairy tale with a lake sitting as a foot rest for the tall Julian Alps, with a medieval castle hanging on its cliff side and a perfect gateway to the region that has so much to offer. The bus ride from Ljubljana to Bled was a mere one and a half hours and the tickets could be bought on the bus itself.

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Ljubljana- Free city of Dragons- I

I am pretty sure, George R.R. Martin came to Ljubljana before conceiving Rhaegar in his books. Ljubljana, as the folklore goes, was the land of dragons and the city makes it evident by putting the fiery creature on its coat of arms and also as a spear head on its most famous bridge, which no money for guessing, is called the Dragon Bridge.

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Slovenia

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Slovenia has gained a spot on the tourist map in the past few years and for very good reasons. Despite being a place of interest, it still retains its natural beauty and is very tourist friendly. People are extremely chatty and helpful and mostly understand English. Even if they don’t, they take the effort to help you through sign language or by asking a fellow Slovenian to assist.

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