Photos: Hiking the hill behind our apartment (May 2015)

The vicinity of our place offers plenty of great hikes and beautiful views.

The start of the hike is just in front of the apartment.
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Everything is well signposted.
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Blooming Lilacs and the Zavrsnica reservoir in the background.
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The beautiful Zavrsnica reservoir, which is only a 10 minutes walk away from our apartment.
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The Valvasor mountain hut (Slovene: Valvazorjev Dom) is about an hour-and-a-half walk away from our apartment. It’s a favourite destination among local hikers and is also the most popular start point for the hike to Stol, the highest peak of the Karavanke range, 2263m.
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Hiking map of the mountains in the area.
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Viev of Stol, the highest peak of the Karavanke range, 2263m
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Cows in a pasture below the Mt. Stol.
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Horses in a pasture.
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The Valvasor mountain Hut is about an hour-and-a-half walk away from our apartment. It’s open daily throughout the year.
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Signpost of hiking trails.
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The view of Lake Bled.
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The (zoomed in) view of Lake Bled.
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View of the Julian Alps.
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The view of Mt. Triglav, the highest peak in Slovenia, in the Triglav National Park, part of the Julian Alps.
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The (zoomed in) view of Lake Bled.
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The view of the A2 motorway that connects the Karavanke Tunnel (at the Austrian border) to Ljubljana (the capital of Slovenia).
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The chamois is a goat-like animal found at moderately high elevations throughout the Alps.
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The view of the A2 motorway that connects the Karavanke Tunnel (at the Austrian border) to Ljubljana (the capital of Slovenia).
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The view of Lake Bled.
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Prižnica
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Horses in a pasture.
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Back at the bottom. From here to the apartment is only a short 5 minute walk.
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