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Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in RTW, Travel Info

2012 Summary

2012 Chrystal Collage

2012 has been an extremely fun year for me. I travelled 4 continents and 14 countries. So I figured I would give you a summary type post about my entire year filled with my a dazzling photo of moi (har har) along with a Post line-up for each country I visited. Here we go.

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Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Europe, Slovenia

Lakes Bohinj & Bled, and their Representative Ducklings

People know about Slovenia because of Bled. They know about the little island with a beautiful castle in the middle. Well, Mojca, my couchsurfing host, took me to Bohinj first. It’s more beautiful, I don’t know why everybody loves Bled so much. We went to both in the same day – two beautiful lakes with two beautiful churches – which did I love more? 

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Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Europe, Slovenia

Slovenia – Small cities and country side

Slovenia to me was the most welcoming little country. The smaller population led to multiple smaller towns – and to me, small towns represent friendlier people, walkable cities, and charm. Slovenia offered everything. I was staying just outside of Kranj with Mojca. She had a dog – Ishie. Ishie needs his walks so I was fortunate enough to wander around the countryside of Slovenia and being able to hop, skip, jump my way into Kranj for some exploration.

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Posted by on Jul 4, 2012 in Europe, Explore, Slovenia, Travel Info

160 Metres Below Slovenia

Underground – 160 Metres to be precise – are hidden the treasures of Slovenia. They are carved out with stalactites hanging from the ceiling and vibrations bouncing off the walls from the rivers rushing through them. A place where no natural sunlight reaches and yet life survives. Yes – these are the caves of Slovenia. And this is my adventure 160 Metres underground in Park Skocjanske Jame. 

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Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Europe, Slovenia

Ljubljana – I sLOVEnia You

 

Ljubljana – I sLOVEnia you. It is a simple statement – yet it holds so much emotion. Ljubljana is a brilliant capital city that encompasses so much of what makes Slovenia a wonderful country. It has architecture, friendly locals, a street cafe style, and a wonderful downtown to walk through (no cars allowed). I’ve never asked much of cities – but Ljubljana blew my expectations away with its small town punch.

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Albania, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Slovenia, Travel Info

Balkan Bound: If I have to go Home I’m taking the LONG WAY!

Balkan Bound: If I have to go Home I’m taking the LONG WAY!

I am currently in Morocco doing a workaway. I was originally heading to Jordan next and then on to Europe. Plans change and I am now returning to Canada June 25th for a Job. I booked my Flight; Athens, Greece-Toronto, Canada. Lets recap. I am currently in: Marrakech, Morocco. I have a flight to: Milan, Italy. I fly out of: Athens, Greece. Since I want to stay out of Canada as long as possible – This means for the month of June I am Balkans Bound!

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