Krka National Park

When you arrive by boat, the first set of waterfalls you see are the big ones at the bottom of the park. They are really spectacular. From there we hiked up right next to the edge of those falls, then continued up to other falls. Some areas were just crazy with water flowing almost every direction while you walk on the boardwalk above, beside, and below it all...

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

The waterfalls were pretty and we could imagine how much more amazing they could be when water levels are high, but there's always a trade-off with national parks like this. Do you plan your visit for the "best" amount of water and the most tourists in your way? This is the off-season, but it was really cool to see all the fall colors reflecting on the tops of the blue-green lakes...

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Mala Mojstrovka Via Ferrata

The Mala Mojstrovka starts at a mountain pass in the Julian Alps at 1611m (5285 feet). We ascended 721m (2365 feet) up the north slope, which is nearly vertical in many locations, with some fun secured iron cable climbing and a lot of scrambling as well, especially as you approach the summit. The views along the way up were nothing short of spectacular...

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Fratarica Canyon

It rained ten out of the ten previous days here and the canyon guides have been unable to take groups down the canyons because of the high waters. The wetsuits were 7mm. we knew we would be going down a canyon and walking, rappelling, sliding, jumping, and swimming in the extremely cold waters coming off the glaciers and newly fallen snow in Fratarica Canyon...

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Saint George to Ljubljana

Coming down over Slovenia was like a fairy tale. All the mountains were extremely picturesque and all the little villages looked like paintings. It reminded me a lot of Austria, and that makes sense since they share a border. Everything was so green and perfect, it almost didn't seem real...

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