Alpe Adria Trail (3): Italian chapel

Italian military chapel in low cloud, built during the First World War high on the slopes of Mt Planica, above the villages of Koseč and Drežnica, in Slovenia. © Rudolf Abraham

Slovenia Alpe Adria Trail hiking travel photography Rudolf Abraham
Alpe Adria Trail, Slovenia © Rudolf Abraham

During the First World War this area lay on the front line of the so-called Isonzo Front, where some half a million Italian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers (including around half of the total Italian casualties from the entire First World War) lost their lives fighting between 1915 and 1917.
The Alpe Adria Trail is a 750km hiking route through Austria/Slovenia/Italy, which I was recently commissioned to write the first English-language guidebook for.
Nikon D700 & 70-200/2.8
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