Category Archives: Hiking

Hiking Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde Canyon, South Africa

August 22, 2016 These river carved potholes and waterfalls make for a dramatic stop off of Route 532, between Graskop and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. While popular with nearly everyone passing through this area, it wasn’t too crowded on … Continue reading

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Hiking Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort Trails, South Africa

August 21, 2016   Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort offers a network of trails with pretty views of the canyon. For active hikers the area is worth exploring, but you will probably exhaust much of the network in less than … Continue reading

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Day Hike Spik, Kranjska Gora, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 18, 2016 Walk 16 Spik  in Cicerone’s The Julian Alps of Slovenia , the hardest and most rewarding of our week in Kranjska Gora, has amazing vistas of the Julian Alps. Although the hike in the guidebook starts from Kranjska Gora … Continue reading

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Drive Through the Soca Valley, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 15, 2016 A drive through the Soca Valley in is one of the highlights of Triglav National Park. The glacial blue streams are magical against the green, green landscape and rugged peaks. After the Sleme hike we continued down from … Continue reading

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Day Hike Sleme, Vrsic Pass, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 15, 2016 Woke to fog and rain but then around 9:30 patches of blue sky and sun emerged.  This was right on schedule with the weather forecast. We headed for the Vrsic pass above town, hoping for a short … Continue reading

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Day Hike Pec (Tromeja), Ratece, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 14, 2016 Walk 2 Pec (Tromeja) in Cicerone’s The Julian Alps of Slovenia starts in the town of Ratece a few miles up the road from Kranjska Gora. The book talks about walking or taking the bus. We drove … Continue reading

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Day Hike Srednji Vrh, Kranjska Gora, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 13, 2016 Wanting to do some hiking in the Julian Alps of Slovenia, we chose Kranjska Gora as a home base for 6 nights. The next several posts discuss hiking trails and day trips in the region. Walk  3 … Continue reading

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