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... Vernon and Ros in the car were victims of the poor quality of the Garmin maps of the region.
When I stopped to wait for them to catch up, I expected them to be no more than five minutes behind. Finally I sent a text to enquire politely as to their whereabouts. The reply came back: " we are in a minefield". You can imagine my concern: a lot of my biking gear was in that car!
It transpired that I had used the new road and ...
... It was a rather short bus tour, about 30 minutes, leaving about an hour and a half to see the other main sights on foot.
There was an optional tour in the afternoon, which we opted out of, so we could see more of the City on our own.
We grabbed lunch with another couple, and then Darrell bought a beautiful, hand-made, red silk tie. After all, they claim the neck tie was invented in Croatia, so it was a must have.
Although those who say that sleeping on a train is like being rocked softly to bed by the clickety-clack of the tracks are delirious! More like constant plane turbulence with a blue night light above the bed that doesn’t turn off. It seemed that just as we-d drift off to sleep, the train would stop at another station with all the creaks and moans and whistles you’d expect. "Ok ok I’m awake!" Shuffling down ...
... to its people. Other than that, we got to understand why the city is sometimes called Plečnik's Ljubljana -- Plečnik was a Slovenian architect that designed most of the city's notable buildings, including the National Library, the outdoor theatre, and the colonnade where the butchers sell meat next to the market. He also designed the Shoemakers' Bridge and the Butchers' Bridge, though the latter was only finished in 2010 (it ...
... seems it takes an
inordinately long time to come through, and we had trouble operating
the stove. It is an induction cooktop with an “intuitive” fancy
controller that had me scratching my head. Just as well our hosts
had left the manuals in the cupboard so I was able, as a very last
resort , to read the manual and work it out. It seems that you don,t
just tap the buttons, you have to hold them down for ...