The Sečovlje saltpans (Sečoveljske soline) on the Slovenian Mediterranean coast are today a part of…
Škocjanske Jame / The Škocjan Caves
World heritage site The Škocjan Caves is a natural phenomenon of global significance, ranking side by side with the Grand Canyon, the Galapagos Islands, and the Mammoth Cave system.
Carniolan honey bee and beekeeping
Man and the Carniolan bee are interconnected in Slovenian lands. Beekeeping (čebelarstvo) was exceptionally developed in Slovenia…
Pivka Valley, the jewel of Kras
The fluidly shifting relationship between surface and underground waters adds to the magic of the area.
In the eighteenth century the amphibian, proteus anginus, inhabitant of subterranean waters, was considered to be progeny of the dragon.
"He is intelligent, listens attentively and understands what he is told to do; in short – he is a perfect sheepdog, afraid of nothing."
Dancing horses of Lipica
They were bred to selected imported mares and the local Karst horses, which were white in colour, small, slow to mature and extremely tough.