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Aug 14, 2006 - Bohinj

Further along than Bled is Bohinj Lake, a bit larger than Bled & less developed. Our campground was almost the farthest you can drive in the national park, we felt quite out in the sticks! Bohinj is also beautiful, with high mountains surrounding the lake. The area is an outdoor enthusiasts dream, hiking & kayaking etc - one problem while we were there... it didn't stop raining! Without the proper equipment (ie a raincoat!) it made things a bit difficult to get out & about. But it did actually give us a chance to put our heads down in the...

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Jun 13, 2006 - Istria to Ukanc

Happy 15th Birthday to Lindsay! This morning we woke up early and ate a lovely breakfast at Idila Restaurant around 7 AM. Then we threw our packs in the car and we were off for a day of SERIOUS DRIVING. We drove out of Istria, crossed the border to Slovenia and drove up towards the Julian Alps. We stopped in a town called Kobarid, and visted an excellent World War I Museum. We tried to take a bit of a historic walk around the area, but we took a wrong turn somewhere so instead we had a nice wander through fragrant hay fields, past...

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May 19, 2006 - Heading for the Hills

Today I headed north along the Soca River Valley to Bovec, the Slovenian capital of adventure sports. The waters of the Soca are a bright torquoise blue and even though it was a dull day it was so beautiful. The valley side are covered with trees and the intense green of the trees against the torquoise of the Soca waters is very dramatic. On the way I stopped off at Kobarid which has a museum dedicated to one of the most fearsomes battles in the First World War between the combined Austro/Hungarian & German forces and the Italians. The...

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