Travel Blogs from Lendava
Drove from Vienna to Sopron in Hungry to have our 20th wedding anniversary lunch of a salad roll and takeaway coffee in our warm car. Then drove through the eastern end of Slovenia into northern Croatia. First time we've been in four countries in one day.we noticed a big variation between countryside and house styles from one Country to another. Stopped at Varazdin for the night and walked that evening in the light rain around this mystical historic town. Quite romantic ...
On Wednesday we walked over to the train station to see how much trouble it would be to take a train to Ljubljana. The guy at the station was super friendly and helpful (as per usual it seems in Slovenia) - so I may venture off there at some point. We continued our walk by visiting the local cathedral again and had a coffee at a lovely cafe. In the afternoon we walked from Ljutomer to my sisters house in Gresovčak (about an hours walk) and took ...
... and packets of chocolate pudding. With careful selection and some slight alterations, I was able to piece together something that resembled a meal! In the afternoon we braved a big thunderstorm and dropped by my sisters house for a visit. She had prepared some food for us and gave us a tour of her house. It being an old rural farm-house, there was a certain amount of history and a lot of neat rooms to explore. In the evening we went for ...
Last full day in Varazdin
The forecast was threatening so we had
saved up our galleries and museums for today. It was fine starting
out so we went to the bus station to get tickets for tomorrow first.
We are finding that quite a few of the bus times listed on the
internet schedules don't actually exist when you turn up so getting
tickets in advance will hopefully avoid any last minute nasty
The local cemetery here ...
... a Drava forest park. This turned out to be quite
a bit further than we expected. Not helped by our meandering course.
The Drava is quite a big river but fairly much a canal at this
stage. There is a hydroelectric power station nearby and the river
is well controlled. The forest park was interesting. Mostly oak and
pine and quite dense.
We missed a turn on the way back and
did yet ...