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Julian Alps- A recap

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemailYesterday we drove a long way through the Julian Alps.  The way up was great- 24 hairpin turns to the top.  The top was about 5285 feet.  Some crazy bikers climb the whole thing.   We spoke to a few going up the mountain. Indeed, they to declared themselves insane, never to do this again. The roads through the Julian Alps were super narrow.  Almost back down in the Soca River Valley, we got sideswiped by an oncoming van who was too wide for his lane.  The poor side mirror is completely busted.  My pregnant sister went running off Read More

Julian Alps- Slovenia

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemail  It was a loooonnnnggggg day in the Julian Alps in Slovenia!  We just got home and need to decompress.  Here are some pretty pictures of our drive through the Julian Alps. I’m not really sure why my sister is posing by this sign??? Crazy bike riders climbing at a very, very steep grade: There were a lot of bicyclists on the road. There are some shorter rides and many week-long trips through the mountains. You have to be in good shape though. Some of the hills were brutal. We saw at least two bicyclists have to Read More