Gunternation » slovenia Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Tales of Slovenia continued Sun, 04 Oct 2009 18:35:00 +0000 On Friday after breakfast at Skerlj we chatted with a couple from Wales. Like many visitors to Slovenia, they were heading to the Alps for some hiking and camping. We talked about various places to visit in the area, one of which was nearby caves. Bill and I decided that [...]]]> 0 Over the Mountains Sat, 26 Sep 2009 16:51:00 +0000 On our second day in Slovenia, August 27, after a lovely breakfast and stroll, we set out for Idrija, a town about thirty or so kilometers away as it appeared on the map. What the map didn’t show was the three mountains we had to cross to get there. [...]]]> 0 Life on the Farm Sun, 06 Sep 2009 18:19:00 +0000 We arrived at Skerlj farm around 2:00 on Wednesday. Our day had started 11 hours earlier, so we decided to pass the afternoon at the pool. From the moment we stepped off the plane in Treviso, we were bathed in warm sunshine. We didn’t eat a single meal indoors until [...]]]> 0 Dinner for a Tenner Sat, 05 Sep 2009 17:46:00 +0000 tidbit in the New York Times about agri-tourism in Slovenia. After one glance at the slide show, we knew we had to go. We were looking for a destination for a short trip in August, and so we immediately made plans to visit the Skerlj family [...]]]> 0