Thursday, June 24, 2010

Lake Bled

Lake Bled is a very popular tourist attraction in Slovenia.  I think lots of people go there to camp and for the beautiful scenery.  We went to check out the castle and the town.

Here are Mark and Ryan on the way up to the castle.  Luckily you could drive most of the way up and only had to walk a short distance. IMG_7473 IMG_7483

This is the castle that they have turned into a museum.  It’s not at all “castle-ish” on the inside since it’s been completely renovated.  It looks like a modern museum inside, which was kind of disappointing. IMG_7509

The views from the castle were amazing though, despite the fact that it was raining and foggy.

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Here’s the view of the town of Bled, from the castle.  Lake Bled is a glacial lake located in the Julian Alps.


You can see the castle we toured on the right side of this picture, and on the left is the only natural island in Slovenia.

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We’d like to go back sometime when the weather is a little better so we can see more of the surrounding areas and take a bike ride around the lake.

1 comment:

Brian and Erika said...

ummm.. could Abbie get any cuter? I love love love her hair! You guys look like you're having fun. Hopefully we can come visit while you're in Italy.