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ZIMBABWE: Poor countryside? Not at all!

ZIMBABWE: Poor countryside? Not at all!

Can you imagine sitting on a bench in a shadow in a small village in the middle of Sub-Saharan Africa at this very moment? The air is warm and dry. Th ...
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 ...
The Pag treasure

The Pag treasure

When my cell phone, which was semi-intentionally hidden away somewhere so that I would be as difficult to reach as possible, rang (again!!!) on holida ...
The Walker spur

The Walker spur

There are walls and routes that have a special status in global alpinism. A sort of evergreen alpinism. Even though they were first climbed in differe ...
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 ...
Impressions from a timeless corner of Romania

Impressions from a timeless corner of Romania

The “where” is clear enough: Breb is a small village at the foot of mount Gutâi in the remote Romanian region of Maramureș, which hugs the rolling hil ...
The Kingdom of Tonga and its people

The Kingdom of Tonga and its people

Slovenians like to complain when a postcard from Rome to Ljubljana first goes through Bratislava. How in the world can postmen mistake our little coun ...
Spring memories

Spring memories

I don't know why I love dreaming about things that are not relevant at the moment. In the summer, I dream of winter, when I ski I’m thinking about cli ...
Sierra de Guara - a trip to the pre-Pyrenees

Sierra de Guara - a trip to the pre-Pyrenees

The only constant in our life is change. The kind we bring on ourselves or the kind brought on to us by others. It's important to find our feet to at ...