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... 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 ...
... all Habsburg Territory and there was little notion of
Slovenia four centuries ago. I lucked out in being there on Sunday, the only
day of the week during October when there is an afternoon performance, just a
few Euros in addition to the hour long tour of the stud farm, barns, and its museum,
with the opportunity to get up close and personal with some real live
The hour-long show was a good one and much less crowded or
When I mentioned to some Croatians at my hostel in Zagreb that I was going to Istria, they said to go inland to the hill towns, that the coast isn't that nice compared to the islands and peninsulas farther south around Dubrovnik. Well, I went to a few coastal towns anyway, and they are quite nice, but I’d agree that Istria’s highlight is in its interior hills. Istria claims to be the Croatian Tuscany, and although that might be a bit of a stretch the hills and ...
... 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 ...
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 ...