Awa on the Road

My journeys, discoveries and fascinations



GORENJE – You must get up early!

To be completely enchanted by the Slovenian nature you have to meet the raising sun. Continue reading “GORENJE – You must get up early!”

OLIMJE – Herbs and flowers gardens

Herbs are used by monks for healing and flowers are needed for their bees. Continue reading “OLIMJE – Herbs and flowers gardens”

OLIMJE – Altar dripping with gold

With the first glance you get captured with its extravagant beauty. Continue reading “OLIMJE – Altar dripping with gold”

OLIMJE – Old pharmacy

Supposedly it’s one of the three oldest pharmacies in Europe. Continue reading “OLIMJE – Old pharmacy”

OLIMJE – Cloister in a castle

In XVII century it was just an abandoned castle. Thanks to the monks it turned into flourishing cloister. Continue reading “OLIMJE – Cloister in a castle”

SLOVENIA – Charming little Laško

When in Laško you really shall have a short walk along the old city. Continue reading “SLOVENIA – Charming little Laško”

SLOVENIA – Try Laško beer!

This beer is produced in Laško but you can drink it all over Slovenia. And it’s pretty good. Continue reading “SLOVENIA – Try Laško beer!”

SLOVENIA – Movable roof over Terme in Laško

This water park is really extraordinary. Big part of the pools is hidden under the dome of glass. Continue reading “SLOVENIA – Movable roof over Terme in Laško”

SLOVENIA – Water park Olimje

Situated almost at the border with Croatia, it attracts much more tourists. But still we could find empty sunbeds there and our space inside th pools. Continue reading “SLOVENIA – Water park Olimje”

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