Grand Hotel Bernardin
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... That’s the part of the city that
dates to the era of Habsburg control and resembles Vienna in the size and
grandeur of its public buildings.
Despite its lack of major sights, I really liked Trieste
because there were so few foreign tourists there. Even though the Barcolana
attracted a big crowd, the people there were almost all Italian. That also
means reasonable prices and better food in restaurants. Many people rave about
... 8217;d experience at a performance of the Spanish Riding School
in Vienna. It was my first time witnessing so-called dressage in person. It’s
elegant and all and a good show, but I still can’t believe dressage is an
Olympic sport. While watching the show I couldn’t help but think of the 2012
presidential race and Mitt Romney’s wife Ann getting flak for her participation
in an elitist sport involving “dancing ...
... 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 ...
... and more appealing because of its harbor, large central square, city walls on its land side, and a church complex on the hill above town. The Parish Church of Saint George is especially well endowed with works of art, including a statue of crucified Christ that’s considered one of the most important works of Slovenian medieval art.
Like Croatian Istria, Piran and the rest of Slovenian’s ...
At 9 am sharp, our guide, Goran arrived and we set off for a tour of Rovinj where the signs are all in both Croatian and Italian because of the dominance of the Venician Empire on this part of Croatia. Both languages are required in school which makes it very easy for us Americans. Goran was a walking history book and we learned the entire history and development from beginning to the present. It felt ...