Indigeneity & Belonging

I was walking along the Slovene Mountain Trail, looking at the way that locally logged timber is used to build steps and handrails. It makes sense and I mused on whether this is done in Slovenia because that’s how it has always been done…and how in New Zealand structures would be made of treated radiataContinue reading “Indigeneity & Belonging”

Transaction Malfunction

Sometimes there is a total mismatch between people and you wonder if you have lost your bearings or if they have…that’s how things went with a recent stay in Križe, Slovenia. Here’s how our stay progressed… Jane: I booked online through Booking.Com, choosing a changeable booking. I was a bit surprised when Booking.Com didn’t chargeContinue reading “Transaction Malfunction”

Fluid Narratives

We caught up with friends before starting hiking from Maribor in NE Slovenia on the Slovene Mountain Trail. If you want to check out where we have got to have a look at https://trackmytour.com/Kv13X We really appreciated our friends coming across Slovenia to meet us and spending the day with us in Maribor. In theContinue reading “Fluid Narratives”

Worthy Tourists

We have spent the last 3 days in Prague. We stayed at a lovely AirBnB overlooking the Vltava River and the Charles Bridge and with a view to Prague Castle. The AirBnB was so spacious and airy and pleasant that we were tempted to spend more time there than perambulating around Prague. The first nightContinue reading “Worthy Tourists”