Grand Hotel Duchi D'Aosta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Lady Luck finally decided to bless us. We got on the plane this time and made it to Trieste on time and with our luggage in tact. The leg from O'Hare to Rome had lots of extra seats so Connie and I moved back to them and each of us had two seats to ourselves. We left Andre with a full row of 4 seats to himself so the flight over was almost like …
... in the “Sound
of Music” would have been based, although I’m a little unclear on quite how he
would have fit into history. While Trieste was part of the Habsburg Empire
before 1918, it was transferred to Italy after WWI, at which point the small
modern nation of Austria in its current borders became landlocked. Oh well,
fiction doesn’t need to be historically accurate.
I quickly dropped my bag off at my hotel and ...
... of what was that country!
Postojna is one of two major cavern systems in the so-called
Karst Region of southwestern Slovenia. That refers to the limestone rock under
the surface that is very favorable to the formation of caverns. Postojna is
still the biggest crowd pleaser, apparently now from what I read with a train
on a track to take the tourist hordes through the cavern. That didn’t exist
back in 1985, though. We walked on a tour, and ...
... had to resist the temptation since I’d be driving all afternoon. After filling up on free samples, though, I decided to buy a portion of the cooking demonstration’s creation of gnocchi in boletus mushroom sauce. It was fantastic and far better in both flavor and value than my restaurant truffle dishes the night before.
I spent the rest of the afternoon driving up and down through the hills to some of the other towns and villages in the area, ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...