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Two Weeks in Slovenia
Part 2 - The Northern Part
We continued to stay in the Govc-Vrsnik agriturismo, using our
rental car to travel around the nothern Slovenia
Notice this dangerous overhanging rock over the road. Nothing
under the rock to keep pieces of it from fallig off, and nothing
on top to keep loose rocks etc from rolling down and hitting
the unlucky car owner's vehicle. Worse yet, suppose he/she was
driving fast and a baseball or larger sized rock fell onto the
While we're on traffic, the sign two rows below was a bit
of a mystery the first time we saw it. It was located in a spot of a
road not wide enough for two cars. Once we saw the same sign
when approaching a one-lane bridge, its meaning became obvious.
The car going in the red direction had to yield the right-of-way
to the car going in the black direction.
One day we decided to go for a hike up a small mountain starting
at a dry river bed near our agriturismo. We were surprised to find
the river being in two parts, the dry one we took, and the other
which had water flow all year round.
As the photos show, we
had only partial sun, and later when it looked like it might rain,
we scrapped the trip for fear of slipping and falling off the
muddy or leafy trail, should the rains come.
We also visited Otocec Castle. Otočec Castle, a jewel rising
from the mists of the Krka River, is the only water castle in
Slovenia and far around. Its earliest foundations were built
in the Middle Ages.