Month: July 2019

A very wet hike @ Slovenia

“Never go hiking in the mountains unprepared” – that was what we learned again! on this hike. We had started at the skiing area of Kope near Slovenj Gradec. (46.502399 15.2102 – also here is an official caravan parking on top of the mountains) A lovely hike leads over the Pohorje Hills with views to …

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First hike in Slovenia

From the skiing area at the Rogla a lovely hike starts, which leads to a moor and some dark lakes which had a special surprise for us. The route took us over grassland and through light forest, where a lot of blueberries where ready to be picked – and eaten ūüėČ Ripe blueberries Planks leading …

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First stop in Slovenia

Finally time to visit Slovenia! We came from Austria and headed first to Maribor, which was not far from the border. The Liberation Monument commemorates the nearly 700 hostages and rebels who were killed by German forces during the National Liberation War (WWII) for attempting to resist occupation. Glavni Trg This column was built in …

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Baking cakes

Our little oven has already served us well many times. Now it was time to try some cakes. I don’t have a baking sheet but 2 little pans, which turned out to by quite good for making cakes. With the red current cake I used both of them but had to bake one after the …

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Rax hike

Another short escape from Vienna lead as to the region of the “Wiener Hausberge” again. We had planned to climb through the Weichtalklamm – a canyon starting in the H√∂llental which separates the Rax from the Schneeberg, but this route was closed for forest works. T√ľrkenbund-Lilie – Turk’s cap lily We decided to climb the …

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Winch recovery training

As we have equipped our camper with a winch, we need to practice the usage to get some experience for the case of recovery situations. Main switch for the winch Start the engine to provide enough electrical power for the winch Use of leather gloves strongly recommended All tools on one place Winch remote control on …

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Washing day @ Passau

When the bags with dirty washing are pilling high, it is time to find a launderette. This time we stopped in Passau/Germany to do our washing. The challenge is to find a launderette which is accessible with the caravan and has a parking for us close by. In Spain we often found washing machines at …

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