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Trieste does not figure highly on most tourist itineraries,
and there aren’t any major sights to see in the city. I was interested in
stopping for a day, though, because it was right along my way between Ljubljana
and Venice and also because of its historical significance as the main port
city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the place where Italian, Slavic, and
Germanic cultures in Europe converge. This is where Captain ...
... would fall in just over four more years. I’m sure it didn’t
occur to me or most of the people on my tour bus as we crossed the border into
Yugoslavia at a high alpine pass from Austria. We spent part of the afternoon
and night in Ljubljana and then toured the caverns at Postojna and nearby
Predjama Castle the next morning. I recall thinking that going to Yugoslavia
was especially cool. It took me only thirty years to come back and explore ...
... expensive restaurants and some of the world’s best truffle hunting in the area. And what was taking place on this Saturday in October but the Istrian Truffle Festival. The big tents set up were dedicated to all local gourmet products – wines, mushrooms, olive oils, cheeses, mushrooms, salamis, prsut (cured ham), conserves – with unlimited free tastings. Well, the wine was only almost free at 30 kunas (less than $5) for a souvenir glass and unlimited ...
... largely Italian culturally but part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of WWI, then part of Italy through WWII, and then part of Yugoslavia until its breakup in the early 1990s. Most of the Italian population left the region after WWII, but from the sound of things the Austrians and Italians have all returned as tourists. And I can see why. Of all the coastal Istrian towns I saw I found Piran to be the ...
We will depart in the morning for the Venice airport. We will return our car and take a boat to Venice for a three day stay in this great city. The trip is about a two hour drive from the farm, and our check in time is no later than 1:00 PM. We should be at our B & B by 3-4, if we can locate in this very confusing city to navigate. We will catch a boat taxi to the Rialto ...