Friday, December 10, 2010

A Brief Note about the Picture

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure to travel in Eastern Europe, where I was able to visit a number of prominent sites in the history of medicine, including this beautiful spot, Lake Bled in Slovenia. Lake Bled, pronounced 'blayd', was the site of a spa established by Swiss naturopath Arnold Rikli in the 1850's. Currently, there are still a number of hot springs in the area, along with the iconic castle on a cliff. Here are a few pics: