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Hiking the Kosuta ridge


A day after I graduated (finally) I went hiking to Karavanke Alps in Gorenjska region. The weather was superb and I decided to go to Kosuta mountain range. Starting point was Kofce pasture hut and the first goal was Veliki Vrh peak. From there I walked the range to the East and enjoyed vistas of Slovenian and Austrian Alps.


The Kosuta range. On the left (North) there is Austria, on the right – Slovenia. The entire range (about 10-11km) represents the border between these two countries.


Alpine flowers. A kind of Carnation, I guess.


Pure joy 1.


Pure joy 2.


Pure joy 3.


Cheeky jackdaw. These funny birds were flying along the ridge in huge flocks. They are quite tame and some of them came very close to me. In exchange for some breadcrumbs of course.


Last sun rays on the ridge. The colours changed dramatically and the wind started to blow strongly.


It was damn cold, but I waited a bit longer. To get this photo…

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7 Comments

  1. Ana's Gravatar Ana
    July 23, 2009    

    Hahaha, what a coincidence! I was just here on Sunday. :)))
    It’s a great hike, isn’t it? Kudos for waiting for the sunset, the colors are really fantastic.

  2. July 23, 2009    

    Hudičevo se ti je splačalo počakat, saj sta zadnja dva posnetka prav hudo fajn.Predvsem pa vsi občutki, ki jih takšni trenutki prinašajo le tistemu, ki je takrat tam…

    ps. Na zadnji le malce popravi magenta štih, ki je malo ušel kontroli.

  3. July 23, 2009    

    @Ana: I am waiting for your photos;)

    @Jure: Hvala! Zadnja je sicer namenoma taka – v PS dodan viola filter, da je malce drugačna. Ni pa čisto realno:)

  4. Ivan's Gravatar Ivan
    July 23, 2009    

    Spet mamljive fotke, ki tokrat vabijo v višave …
    Čestitam
    Ivan

  5. July 23, 2009    

    Spet te moram hvalit :P Mi pa zbujaš slabo vest glede hribov.

  6. July 29, 2009    

    waaaaaaaawww.. nice sunset there..
    wish I could go there.. u must take me to Kosuka, Luka..hohoho..

  7. Chrys's Gravatar Chrys
    October 22, 2009    

    You should plan to try hiking in Australia – in Victorian alps or in NSW along the Great North Walk. Enjoy.

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