Balkans Travelogue 8: Postajna and Ljubljana, Slovenia

Our first stop of the day in Slovenia was Postajna Cave. Apparently, it is the most visited tourist cave in Europe! To enter the chambers, you need to take a short ride in (3.7km) on the cave railway, which has been in existence for 140 years.

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From there, it was about 1.5 hours of walking (5km) while observing the stalactites and stalagmites. Throughout the entire duration, you will be accompanied by a guide who would call out numbers at certain points for you to press on the audio guide.

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Doesn’t this look like the Leaning Tower of Pisa?

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The above two are the symbols of the cave. The one on the right is called Brilliant, for its bright white colouration. You can see it on the emblem of the uniform worn by staff.

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It was starting to get dark when we exited the cave. From there, we drove to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, where we got to enjoy the prettiest Christmas lights display!

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Every year, the city holds a Festive Fair or Christmas Market at the city centre, which is filled with food and drink stalls. A different artist will be commissioned to design light displays. It was magical!

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We had some dinner before retiring for the night.

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