Hear about journey to Jap Slovenia because the Novice Traveler talks to journey author Mark Baker from MarkBakerPrague.com a few current press journey that he took to much less visited components of Solvenia.
Mark begins us in jap Slovenia with the attractive cities of Maribor and Ptuj. Maribor, Mark says, “is a scholar city. It’s very energetic. It’s received quite a lot of issues to do within the night. It’s received a very lovely simply renovated central sq..” Mark recommends this space as the middle for Slovenian wine manufacturing. The oldest wine-producing grapevine on the planet is presupposed to be on the Previous Vine Home in Maribor.
Ptuj was initially a Roman garrison city the place the Roman empire would settle retired troopers. You’ll find artifacts from that point, together with a Mithras shrine. Ptuj has an uncommon carnival celebration referred to as Kurentovanje, the place locals ward off winter sporting giant furry beast costumes. Town is capped with a fort overlooking the city and the Drava River.
However essentially the most uncommon a part of Mark’s itinerary concerned visiting an outdated lead mine in Koroška. Mark first did a mountain bike experience via the mine earlier than boarding a claustrophobic mine prepare and heading effectively down into the mine, the place they kayaked the underground waterways.
There may be additionally a close-by coal museum and an outdated coal mine the place you possibly can have a gourmand meal underground. Koroška can also be recognized for its mountain biking… above floor as effectively.
Mark then headed west to tour lovely Lake Bohinj in western Slovenia in Triglav Nationwide Park. The realm is a middle for journey tourism. You may go rafting or mountain climbing, however Mark additionally was in a position to go for a experience on a small Icelandic horse.
Slovenia is a fantastic nation with a wealthy historical past. It has quite a few well-loved websites like Like Bled, the caves of Postojna and Škocjan, and its small shoreline. However, as Mark found, it additionally has much less visited however equally fantastic locations… a few of them deep underground.
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Stephanie on Journey to London, England – Episode 813:
Nice episode! I’ve been to London 6 occasions and am going again in September. I nonetheless discovered some new issues to take a look at once I go.
Nevertheless, one factor she mentioned I’d wish to make a suggestion: Utilizing a debit card vs. getting an Oyster card. It’s important to have a contactless debit card, and you need to ensure that it doesn’t cost you international transaction charges. My card is just not contactless, and I do get hit with FTF each time I exploit it, so I’ll proceed to make use of an Oyster card once I go.
All the perfect, Stephanie
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