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Does anyone know where this is?(37 posts)

Does anyone know where this is?Kristin
Sep 4, 2003 9:09 AM
Nice trail.
In the woods....... nmafrican
Sep 4, 2003 9:29 AM
Near a big rock........nmCHRoadie
Sep 4, 2003 9:32 AM
probably down the road from a Starbucks (nm)_rt_
Sep 4, 2003 9:47 AM
Hahaha, very funny. I hoped someone might recognize the language. :-) nmKristin
Sep 4, 2003 9:52 AM
Entrance to Hogwarts Village.....nmrubendc19
Sep 4, 2003 10:40 AM
Sep 4, 2003 9:35 AM
I'm guessing Denmark or Norway.
could just as easily be puerto rico (nm)JS Haiku Shop
Sep 4, 2003 9:59 AM
I changed my mind. It's Poland...nmmohair_chair
Sep 4, 2003 10:15 AM
i'm pretty sure it's not poland. probably upper uganda nmJS Haiku Shop
Sep 4, 2003 10:18 AM
As things turn out. Croatia...Kristin
Sep 4, 2003 10:29 AM
Jezera is the Croatian word for "lakes." Hows the tourism industry over there these days?
How about some kudos for me for being correct?...nmchopper
Sep 4, 2003 11:21 AM
Oprostite. Žao mi je. Èestitam!!! Hvala. nmKristin
Sep 4, 2003 11:27 AM
Damn! How do you get all those cool slavic letters??Alexx
Sep 4, 2003 5:49 PM
I picked them up at the Slovic shop down the street. nmKristin
Sep 5, 2003 5:39 AM
that's near memphis, right? nmmohair_chair
Sep 4, 2003 10:29 AM
everyting's within walking distance if you have enough time nmJS Haiku Shop
Sep 4, 2003 11:19 AM
Lothlorienterry b
Sep 4, 2003 9:43 AM
nice trail, but watch out for Orcs.
Foreign Land ??????? nmMR_GRUMPY
Sep 4, 2003 9:57 AM
Former Yugoslavia.................................nmchopper
Sep 4, 2003 10:06 AM
Krožna tura okrog bohinjskega jezeratarwheel
Sep 4, 2003 10:09 AM
says so right in the title
looks more like Kombinacija, malo lepe poti to me (nm)JS Haiku Shop
Sep 4, 2003 10:17 AM
Going by the title from the linkJL
Sep 4, 2003 10:15 AM
I Googled "Jezera".

It's somewhere in the Middle Adriatic. I'll leave it to you for more research.

Here's a link:

Jezera Link

Happy riding.

Hrvatska, i.e. Croatiageeker
Sep 4, 2003 11:12 AM
There are Croatian tourism links at the right of the linked page. Usually we (USA) call the language "Serbo-Croatian," though the Serbs and Croats might disagree ;-). Serbs tend to use Cyrillic (Russian-style) alphabet.
So does anyone want to go on vacation with me to Croatia?? nmKristin
Sep 4, 2003 11:21 AM
do they have beer? nmJS Haiku Shop
Sep 4, 2003 11:24 AM
As a matter of fact. They even have one called Satan BeerKristin
Sep 4, 2003 11:37 AM
Its been known to scauld Christians, but you should be fine with it. :-)
LOL you buyin' ? nmJS Haiku Shop
Sep 5, 2003 5:02 AM
I could dig the Dalmatian coast (nm)geeker
Sep 4, 2003 3:36 PM
Central Park. nmBruno S
Sep 4, 2003 11:26 AM
Sep 4, 2003 2:03 PM
I was born there, lived there for a while. Been to the lake, but not on that trail (every time I got to Slovenia it's to visit family, not to bike). The title of the photo album 'Krožna tura okrog bohinjskega jezera' translates to 'tour around lake bohinj'.

Here's a URL to a site about lake bohinj with a map.

Another fantastically cool lake in Slovenia: Bled.

Great place to go, I try and go back once a year.
I had guessed it is Slavic languagecyclopathic
Sep 4, 2003 2:54 PM
was not sure Polish or Check. at least it ruled out all Cyrillic alphabet languages: Russian, Ukrainian, Slovakian, Bulgarian, Serb, etc.
Thanks for the infoKristin
Sep 4, 2003 3:06 PM
What's the social climate like over there? Is it a country that's easy to visit? The land seems breathtaking. I've never been to Europe, but I hate the idea of doing the tourist thing. I'd like to get emmersed in a different culture and experience something truly new.
Thanks for the infodcdre
Sep 5, 2003 6:20 AM
All of my friends, all of my folks' friends, everybody that's gone there comes away amazed. Very scenic (as you see from the pics), the towns are very cosmopolitan but not overly huge in size. Slovenia itself is not a big country so you can go from the mountains to the sea in an hour or two. Friendly people, won't have any language problems as there's lots of english speakers (especially among the younger folk). Right next to Austria and Italy so the rest of western europe is not far at all, easy to turn it into a tour of europe.

As far as trying something new, travel is great and I highly recommend it. You'll be completely out of your element, which is a bit weird at first but then you forget everything that was bugging you back home in 'real life'.
Hey Thanks! One more questionKristin
Sep 5, 2003 6:27 AM
I almost choked on my coffee when I saw the airfare to LJU. Wowser. Since you travel there regularly, what's the cheapest means you've found for getting to the country in a reasonable amount of time...say under 50 hours travel time.
Hey Thanks! One more questiondcdre
Sep 5, 2003 8:41 AM
Last few times I've gone it's been on frequent flyer tix. Flying across the ocean is always more expensive, but things can be done to keep the costs down. Booking in advance is a big one. Summertime is expensive, fly in the spring or fall for somewhat lower rates. This summer has also been beastly hot, so by travelling in the spring of fall you avoid that.

Another thing you could do is instead of flying to LJU is to fly to a major european hub / city, something like Frankfurt or Vienna (should be able to do that direct from Chicago) and take the train down. Great way of seeing more of europe that way too.

Lastly, pop into a bookstore and take a look at the Lonely Planet Slovenia guidebook, they'll have lots of info there on what to see & what to do, possibly some travel ideas as well.
re: Does anyone know where this is?aliensporebomb
Sep 4, 2003 8:28 PM
It looks very much like a section of the Bloomington
River Bottoms trail in (naturally) Bloomington, MN.

The section it looks like is east of the Lyndale
parking lot but probably west of the picnic tables
at the far eastern part of the trail.