How much more beautiful than this can you imagine? You have a super cute island, a lovely church, a castle atop a cliff and the Alps in the background.
Most of the trail around the lake was not as close to the water as in this part so this was an especially lovely gorgeous area. Plus there were few people too which mde it even more appealing.
The swan is considered to be the symbol for
Adam: Aren't you glad you and Natalie will be getting married next September in Michigan so you won't have to follow this tradition?!
We couldn’t wait to go inside and find the rope for the church bell hanging in the center of the aisle just before the altar. A local superstition claims that if you can get the bell to ring three times with one pull of the rope, your dreams will come true.
We got to the top just before the proverbial clock struck twelve and what a deafening noise it was as the bell pealed for several minutes. The clock was a restored pendulum mechanism from 1890. Unfortunately, we couldn’t see much because mesh covered the beautiful views of the lake.
The café at the top of the stairs sold a Slovenian nut-roll cake called potica. When we had bought our tickets to come here at the bus station in
I would have like more than just 40 minutes at the island as I felt it was a mad scramble trying to enjoy the stunning views, hike up and down the 99 steps, tour the church and the bell tower, taste the potica AND walk around the island to get back to the pletna with a minute or two to spare.
Our pletna oarsman told us that the European Rowing Regatta Championships had recently taken place on