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... tourists aren’t so thick on the ground and restaurants cater more to
locals. In those places I had some very good regional cuisine. I ate two
restaurant meals in Trieste and both of them were delicious. Italians know how
to do pizza, pasta, and other Italian food well. Much of the pizza and pasta I
had in the Balkans, especially Croatia, was quite poor, but in Italy they know
how to serve their pasta al dente and their pizza thin and crisp.
I was once in what is now Slovenia back when it still
Yugoslavia. My first time in Europe was in 1985 after I graduated from high
school. My father was not interested in foreign travel but paid for a month
long trip for me, my mother, and my brother. That included a one of those three
week 1o country rushed tour bus trips many people take once in a lifetime to
say they’ve “done Europe” followed by ten days in Belgium with friends ...
... old town, I found a Sobe (rooms in a house) at a guidebook recommended place down in the valley named Sobe Nena. It was a lovely room with bath in the lower floor of a house surrounded by vineyards. But my night’s sleep wasn’t the greatest. I was awakened in the middle of the night by one of the most spectacular thunderstorms I’ve ever experienced, the kind with non-stop thunder and lightning and torrential rain that makes you wonder if you should find ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...
... we have been, from the home made pasta with wild asparagus in the small village of Sovinjak to the farm dinner this evening that was 100% grown on site, even the brandy sipping desert beverage. We have walked and photographed several city walls on this trip. We have walked the great Chinese wall outside of Beijing, China. I wish our political candidates would travel to these ...