Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

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C hurch bells herald my arrival at the Bohinj Park Hotel , the starting point of my green tour of Slovenia. Every September, this idyllic Alpine area overlooking Lake Bohinj in Triglav National Park still hosts the Kravji Bal (Cows’ Ball), which celebrates the return of the cows from their mountain grazing pastures. Lake Bohinj: mythical Zlatorog on guard. When Slovenia launched a branding campaign in 2007, green tourism was its natural pitch.

Slovenia, part 2: up on the eco-tourist farm

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I am in search of some of Slovenia’s best eco-tourist farms , and my way is up, up, up, on mountain roads that prove an adventure in themselves. Roc recommends a short hike that starts at a nearby lake. Even on the Slovenia tourist maps the Jezersko area gets little attention, as it offers few places to stay, no information services, and attractions you mostly need to discover on your own. avsko is Slovenia’s only Alpine EDEN destination. | Agrarian Base Camp |.