Walking an Adventure Playground

Walking an Adventure Playground

Walking an Adventure Playground A new hiking path through Slovenia’s Julian Alps offers the pleasures of lakes and valleys rather than high peaks. It’s a worthwhile trade off. Stage 13 of Slovenia’s Juliana Trail crisscrosses the Soca River. Credit...Marcus Westberg for The New York Times The view from the eastern shore of Slovenia’s Lake Bohinj on a recent afternoon was the picture of Alpine summer leisure. On three sides, the gray peaks of the Julian Alps stood hazy and indifferent in the high sun. Flotillas of rowboats and paddle boarders skimmed across the water. The lake stretched out like a sheet of polished jade. The view represented an essential truth about this region of northwest Slovenia: that it offers panoramas out of all proportion with its physical scale. Based on …
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