Sunny start of the holidays.

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Long holiday weekend is here and we’re so excited about all the food and family time that’s planned for the next days. Besides baking Christmas cookies and wrapping gifts, we started Saturday with a super sunny and quite warm hike to Nanos. It was so lovely. There was a lot of snow up on the plateau about two weeks ago but since then …

Weekend escape.

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I really needed a proper weekend escape. October and November have been so busy, I don’t remember half of it. Besides a few hikes to the mountains, it’s been all work and not much free time – you can tell by the lack of content on this blog as well. So last weekend’s retreat in Podčetrtek felt like a blessing. Saint Nicholas, that was the best gift of all! (Thanks, Mom.)

Three’s a charm!

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When going home to our Vipava Valley for a weekend escape, our tawny tail gets to enjoy the company of his two little friends, Mendi and Mars! You’ve met Mendi before, my mom’s little black cocker spaniel is for sure Oto’s best friend. Mars however, joined the team only recently, being adopted from the shelter by my younger cousin Lara …

Why do we do it?

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When the alarm goes off at 7am, of course I’m not excited to wake up. What follows is a lot of yawning, eating breakfast half asleep, gathering all the equipment, googling directions to our starting point – and before I know it, we’re already hiking our way up. It gets easier when your heart is starting to pump and your body warms up …