July 26, 2023: Our scenic route from Bled to Ljubljana rose in the Julian Alps over the dramatic Vršič Pass and back down the emerald Soča Valley.
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July 24, 2023: Scenic Lake Bled sits at the base of Triglav National Park, a less-expensive but just-as-beautiful Lake Como in miniature that has drawn vacationers for centuries.
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July 23, 2023: The oldest vine still thrives where grapes were planted over four centuries ago in Maribor, Slovenia. But the wine is not for sale!
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July 23, 2023: We had time for a quick Zagreb Rerun this year. Though short, it was a nostalgic stop, like visiting an old friend.
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July 20, 2023: The Budapest run took me through the city’s last millennium, from Magyars on horseback invading from the east to the middle ages to the Hungarian revolution against the Soviets in 1956. What a city, and what a run!
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July 15, 2023: I anticipated this for months: The Krakow Planty Run, through the park that rings Krakow’s old town. Thank heavens for “Planty” of shade!
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