Lake Bled and Area April 17th 2008 Today I went to Lake Bled, a beautiful lake up by the Julian Alps. It was a bit of a challenge finding the right freeway, but with the help of a nice lady out to walk her dog, I was pointed in the right direction. The guidebook said to follow the signs for Bled, which would have been easy if there were any. Here, the signs pointed to another town. It would be like looking for a sign to Vancouv ... read more
Europe » Slovenia » Upper Carniola » Bled The Slovene lands were part of the Holy Roman Empire and Austria until 1918 when the Slovenes joined the Serbs and Croats in forming a new multinational state, renamed Yugoslavia in 1929. After World War II, Slovenia became a republic of the renewed ... ... read more
I'm currently in the sad place where the last trip is but a distant memory and yet the next trip is simply a series of thoughts and ideas. New job and less vacation are combining to derail my annual March adventure. Still there is the thought of popping over to Turkey for a quick trip to Istanbul and hopefully Capadoccia. Time will tell. Stay tuned for more updates. If you are a reader of my blogs, you know I am pretty crafty in getting things done.
Until the next trip, ciao!
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