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Yesterday, our last day in Slovenia was a quieter day. A visit to an olive oil factory was very interesting for Gus and I. Olive oil production is an old industry and we were curious to see if some of the equipment might be adaptable to the maple industry. Maple production dates back for centuries but the mechanization of the process is relatively new. I wanted to use this last blog to talk about all kinds of bits and pieces that I learned while in Slovenia. Let's start ...
We passed through the state of Maine today with its heavily forested areas and lots of log trucks thundering by. The rivers were all incredibly fast flowing and very wide. A lot of the little towns had hydro-electric stations and were well served by the massive water falls flowing through them. We managed to find another beautiful covered bridge and this time were able to actually drive through it to the fishing area on the other side. They were originally covered ...
It seems it hags been a day of hurry up and wait. We are waiting at Toronto airport for our connection to Venice. Having a hard time with wifi here so will make this short. Great feeling to actually get on the road. When we wake up we will be in Venice. Taking a few pictures but can't get them off my camera. Will do better, I promise.
From an excited traveller. ...
... cross between the little brook that trickled by our farm house and the beautiful Saint John River. After a few days in Venice, our guide will meet us and we will be off to Slovenia for 11 days. I know so very little about this part of the world and I hope to learn about the culture and the history of Slovenia. We have an exciting itinerary, and if I can get all my gadgets cooperating, I ...
... in the direction of the fly and ZAP (more like sizzle), no more fly. Perfect.
We were able to leave Moncton in the early afternoon so off we went. We stopped for the night in Houlton, Maine, in the WalMart parking lot. We had no problem at the US border, thankfully. We bought some groceries and had an easy-to-prepare supper. Early to bed ...
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