From 9th to 15th August 2016, I’ve attended the road-trip around Slovenia with my husband, and two friends from Germany. Six days were not nearly enough to see everything what my home-country has to offer, but it was enough our friends get the sense of how diverse and beautiful Slovenia is.
After amazing road trip around Slovenia, I’m now house-sitting my parent’s home, trying to refill my batteries. While I still have to sort out my thoughts and impressions of this great trip, my memories of the holidays in Mallorca in September 2012 are already all sorted out. I’ve visited this great Spanish island with my husband and we had amazing time there. This particular set of photos included in my Blast from the Past series are dedicated reviving my memories of the visit of the scenic village of Valldemossa. Hope you’ll enjoy them!
Previous weekend, my husband and I traveled to Slovenia to attend a wedding of our dear friends. The wedding was held in the north-eastern part of Slovenia in a region between rivers Drava and Mura called Prlekija. The traditions in this area are still very much alive and our friends got married in a traditional way.
Every summer, Swiss farmers take their cattle up to the mountains where they spend the summer grazing on the vast mountain pastures in fresh mountain air and eating a summer diet of nutrient-rich grasses. This old tradition survived to this days in many alpine parts of Switzerland. If you found yourself in those areas during the summer months, it is highly likely a cow or herd of cows will cross your path. Here are some of the those I’ve meet during my trips to the Swiss Alps:
The summer is in its full bloom here in Luzern. Despite I love this time of the year, I’m still dreaming of escaping to the seaside. Chilling by the Vierwaldstättersee (Lake Lucerne) is great, but nothing beats the relaxed atmosphere of the holidays in the Mediterranean. Today’s post from the Blast from the Past series is therefore dedicated to one of my previous holidays in Greece – more precise holidays on the Island of Rhodes (Rhodos). This set of photos was taken in September 2004 in the lovely town Lindos.
On our third day in Iceland, my husband and I left Vík for Reykjavik. On our way there we stopped at the Dyrhólaey and Sólheimajökull glacier.
Dyrhólaey is a 120 metres high promontory located 10 km west of Vík and is of the most famous sights in Vík area. We followed the Road 281 which took us directly to the rocky plateau where we left our car and went out exploring. The views from there were breathtaking. We admired impressive views to Reynisfjara beach and Reynisdrangar, we’ve already admired on our first day in Iceland. This time we saw them from different direction. Continue reading
Previous weekend we were blessed with sunny summer weather – a perfect weather for trip to the mountains. My husband and I decided to explore the area we haven’t yet visited – the Bannalp.
The Bannalp is a hidden gem of the Central Switzerland. It is situated in the Engelberg Valley, high above the villages Oberrickenbach and Wolfenschiessen. It can be reached by foot or by public transport – via two cable cars from Fell: Fell-Chrüzhütte and Fellboden-Bannalpsee. Because my husband and I were up for a challenge, we decided to hike from Oberrickenbach – Fell all the way up to Bannalpsee. Continue reading
On the second day of our trip to Iceland, my husband and I followed the Ring Road east, all the way from Vík to Fjallsárlón and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoons.
Few days ago, when the sunny weather and summer temperatures finally reached Switzerland, I went for an evening cycle ride around Lucerne. Despite I already walked and cycled those areas many times before, I massively enjoyed the ride. It was great to rediscover the beauty of the place I now call home on such a lovely evening.
Hope you’ll enjoy the photos I took during my ride as much as I enjoyed making them.
Blast from the Past is back! Today I’m taking you back to the warm days of early September 2010 when my husband and I visited beautiful town of Bellinzona in Italian speaking part of Switzerland.
Bellinzona is the Capital of Ticino and is a home of one of the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage sites in Switzerland: Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-town of Bellinzona. Here are some of the photos my husband and I took during our trip: Continue reading