How Joe's Place is born
The name was born as a tribute to the departure of Riccardo's cat, named Joe. But how does the idea of opening a hostel come about? After a lifetime as a businessman, Riccardo decides to retire from business and moves to the old village of Log Pod Mangartom, in the old family house
Meanwhile, dedicates to shoot Syria, Russia, Ukraine, Turkish Kurdistan and Iran thanks to his bike and almost always performed alone. Then comes the time to tackle "The Big One", from New York to Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost city in the world.
All the countries of Central America are crossed, Panama is embarked to skip the impenetrable forest of Darien and lands in Colombia, from Cartagena it starts again and through Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina after 33.000 km concludes the trip to Ushuaia, south coast of Tierra del Fuego, overlooking the Beagle Channel, facing the island of Navarino, the largest of the Hornos archipelago. "Only" 1000 km of sea separates from the northern tip of Antarctica. Many of his adventures are written on his blog www.rick1191.blogspot.com
Back at his home in Slovenia he wonders how to use time and create an activity. The quiet atmosphere of the small village inside the Triglav National Park plays its part, the experiences accumulated in the travels could help, the hypothesis of a new offer in the hospitality sector makes its way, born " Joe's Place "!