Glamping by Lake Bled at the foot of the Julian Alps, in cosy wooden huts, each with their own hot tub. The perfect setting for a romantic break for two and my favourite place to stay in Slovenia.
When an invite came to visit Slovenia, to glamp by the stunningly picturesque Lake Bled, visit castles, stay in a spa retreat, discover Slovenia’s natural beauty and its cuisine, I was over the moon, as you can imagine.
But, and it was a big but, how would I cope with the hiking, canyoning and white water rafting that was also on the itinerary. Was I fit enough? The answer to that was a resounding “No”. While I was eager to try the rafting, long hikes up mountains and throwing myself off waterfalls was really not my style. And yet how could I say no?
A land enshrouded in mist and legend, dragons, imps and witches. Lakes that appear in a matter of days only to disappear once again as the seasons change, dragging thwarted lovers deep into the dank bowls of the earth. Majestic mountains climbing high above the clouds. Serene lakes and fairytale castles. Rivers that hurl themselves…