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Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

This time, I’m leaving for an area where there isn’t much forest left, even though there used to be some in the past. However, the Big Bang and an ava ...
What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again?

What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again?

Text and photos: Petra Draškovič Pelc, PhD   What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again? My guess is we don’t thin ...
Memories of the North

Memories of the North

For me, an ideal vacation is spending time surrounded by nature. Even though we’re in the middle of summer, the seaside just doesn’t do it for me. Unl ...
IMPRESSIONS OF ALTAI

IMPRESSIONS OF ALTAI

I feel a kind of melancholy creep into my soul as my mind conjures up the image of those magnificent sunrises and sunsets. Vast wilderness, numerous l ...
Breath-taking wetlands

Breath-taking wetlands

Since I have already written a line or two in the past about intermittent natural wonders in Slovenia, allow me to jump a little farther this time and ...
THE AUTUMN FACES OF BOHINJ

THE AUTUMN FACES OF BOHINJ

I'll admit. It's difficult for me to decide which season I like the most. Spring brings little leaves of gentle green and the budding life, there's so ...
The aloneness of silence

The aloneness of silence

I’ve started to notice that perhaps the most “personal” thoughts find a way out of me when the weather isn't the nicest. A sunny afternoon, when ...
Gran Paradiso—the great paradise among ibex and marmots

Gran Paradiso—the great paradise among ibex and marmots

Literally. We found ourselves in the middle of those mighty mountains completely unexpectedly. We were considering going on holiday the last week of J ...
The mysterious world of Karst lakes

The mysterious world of Karst lakes

Lake Cerknica was (besides Lake Kočevje, of course :-)) my first thought whenever I planned a weekend getaway or an afternoon trip to the countryside ...
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