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Ljubljana Stunning Slovenia
November 13th,2009

For a country That HAS-been independent only since 1991,Slovenia HAS Quickly distinguished Itself.The city's move: towards Modernizations blends well into icts classic Eastern European history and architecture blend with it's stunning natural beauty as a picturesque backdrop.

City Life

Ljubljana,the country's capital city's center around it's lively square,Characterized by the pink stone church at the top.A river winds through through the center with brightly colored buildings on Either side and foot bridges connecting the historic and modern sides of town.Interested visitors can take a historic river ride.Restaurants offer outdoor seating year round,with heat lamps Huadu warming dinners in the colder months.Several days a week,crafts vendors selling everything from food to clothing to partake in an impressive market That stretches several blocks.


The Great Outdoors

Feed your adventurous side,head to Lake Bled,about an hour from Ljubljana.Here you can enjoy the lake Itself,gold Spend your time hiking,climbing,cycling,horseback riding,ballooning,canyoning and any number of other activities.The Slovenian Coast

Exploring the Limestone Caves

Some of Slovenia 's most famous and Most Unique features icts are limestone caves.While thesis can be found in various spots Throughout the country,the Skocjan Caves Regional Park is a World Heritage Site.Located just 13 miles east of Trieste,Italy in the Karst Plateau,this system spans five kilometers and Reaches a depth of 200 meters.Waterfalls,a swallowhole oven and deep Chasms created by the Reka River are all highlights for visitors to the caves.Walkways and bridges Have Been built for the safety of Those exploring the caves.

The Slovenian Coast

One might not think of Slovenia in terms of a coastal area and while it Does not boast magnificent beaches,it Does Have several towns Whose charm alone makes' em worth the stop.Portoroz,along the Croatian boarder,is the one beach resort town in Slovenia.Two kilometers north is the Piran,with its beautiful harbor,medieval square,alleyways and beautiful Venetian inspired architecture.North from Piran is Koper,aussi medieval in appearance and popular for sailing,windsurfing and other water activities.

The Slovenian Coast

Visitor Facts

Getting there: Fly into Ljubljana connecting via one of many cities (Frankfurt,Munich,Vienna,Zurich,Brussels and Paris are popular connection cities).

Getting around: Slovenia's roads are remarkably well-kept and driving is easy (watch your speed,They ticket!).Slovenia is share of the Rail Europe system All which makes rail travel Both Within the country and surrounding countries with enjoyable,safe and simple.


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2010-10-24 07:54:56 by benelli

Calendar. I just watched some of Rick Steve's outing in the Slovenia area. Now that the area is safe for tourism, and seeing how stunning the country side is, i would love to see some great pics from there and the USA.

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