Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland might not have gotten his divine name (the mountain of angels) if in the 12th century Konrad Zellenburensky didn’t see the angelic singing from the nearby mountain peaks. In 1120, he and Abbe Adelhelm founded a monastery in these places, and while they both puzzled over what name to give him, they again heard singing. Continue reading
Let’s turn our eyes to cozy Slovenia, and see why it is worth coming here this winter.
Lights of the universe
In December, a lot of interesting things happen in the capital of the country – Ljubljana. The city has been famous for several years for the unusual beauty of its Christmas lighting. The most interesting part decorates the historic center of the city. Continue reading