Here's the first pic from my photo-trek around Slovenia. This shot was taken at Tolmin Gorges in North-West Slovenia. It was a tiring, 8-hour march in one of the most beautiful displays of nature I have ever witnessed. Many thanks to my brilliant, super-dooper cousin Kristjan Rijavec for taking me to this amazing spot, for his patience during the long shoot and for being such a great guy! You r
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Here's a bit more about Tolmin Gorges in Slovenia: The chute on the Tolminka River is the lowest point (180 m) in Triglav National Park and the longest chute in Slovenia. It is also among the deepest. The junction of the gorges of the Tolminka and Zadlaščica rivers with their chutes is a unique phenomenon in Slovenia. The chute of the Tolminka River is about two hundred meters long and five to ten meters wide.
The spring of thermal water (22°C) on the bank of the Tolminka just below the end of the trail through the chute is another great rarity in the alpine world. The well known Hudičev most ("Devil's Bridge") over which the Tolmin-Čadrg road passes arches sixty meters above the Tolminka, and above it is the entrance to the Zadlaška or Dante Cave. A triangular rock called the "Bear's Head" (Medvedova glava) after its characteristic shape is wedged in the narrowest part of the Zadlaščica chute.