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Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Are you wondering what is hiding behind the meaning of “čimula”, a mysterious word whose pronunciation makes our ears tingle with curiosity? Čima, čim ...
Breath-taking wetlands

Breath-taking wetlands

Since I have already written a line or two in the past about intermittent natural wonders in Slovenia, allow me to jump a little farther this time and ...
Of bears and men

Of bears and men

I recently read an article in the Delo newspaper that spoke about bears, their increasing presence in Slovenian forests, and the equally increasing ne ...
Winter, avalanches, and other hazards

Winter, avalanches, and other hazards

According to meteorologists, the main reason for the contradiction in how winter is experienced in Europe is the high-pressure system holding over Gre ...
The Matterhorn, the most beautiful in the world?

The Matterhorn, the most beautiful in the world?

The Matterhorn is the most iconic mountain in the world. Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder, we can also safely place it among the most bea ...
KYRGYZSTAN: YELLOW, RED, GREEN, BLUE

KYRGYZSTAN: YELLOW, RED, GREEN, BLUE

At seven years of age Mazarkul plays Uno like an old pro at a high-stakes poker game. He flings his cards onto the pile with a gambler's disregard for ...
One island, one family

One island, one family

Festive days are behind us—the days when we usually spend more time with our family and perhaps even take some time to visit relatives that we haven’t ...
The tallest monument to greed

The tallest monument to greed

Years ago, I was drinking my morning coffee in Bovec in the company of Wojčicki, an engineer. And so, we came to the topic of the tragedy that had hap ...
Biodiversity

Biodiversity

This is my first article for the Hive. I have to say that quite some time has passed before I got down to writing. If you want to write something, you ...
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