Skiing in Slovenia — why the Julian Alps is this winter’s best‑value destination


It was a surprisingly calm morning when I looked down on the End of the World. At the end of Bohinj Valley, bounded on three sides by mountains and next to a sparkling lake in Slovenia’s Triglav National Park, it was an inspiring sight.

The villagers here once thought that the world came to a full stop in the face of the Alps. Beyond the mountains is, of course (eventually), Italy. Nonetheless Ukanc — meaning the End or Edge — has kept its moniker.

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