Travel Blogs from Moravske Toplice
... to have that after the many trials and tribulations of the past few years. I also met her friend and neighbour, a very, very sweet Slovenian country-women. She actually pinched my cheeks! We drove into town that evening for coffee and viewed our favourite stork nest while church bells rang before calling it a day. On Thursday we headed off to Croatia and went to a beautiful city called Varaždin, located not far from the Slovenian ...
... we headed back to the country we had dinner with my sister's friend who was a very nice, intelligent and charming local man who spoke English very well; we were very happy to meet him and exchange stories about our respective countries.
On Sunday we drove out to a small town called Sveti Tomaž to visit the parents of my brother-in-law. Their house was beautiful and located on the side of some rolling hills with an old church in the near distance. ...
On Wednesday we slept in until 2:30 (in all we slept 16 hours!)...jet lag strikes again. We took a look around our hotel and checked out some of the mineral pools before lounging in the lobby and soaking up some of their wifi! My sister and niece came by for an afternoon visit as we were too exhausted to venture anywhere that day. We gave my niece some presents (new boots and a raincoat) which she excitedly put on and wore around the hotel. ...
Neither of us had any expectations of Slovenia so didn't know what to expect, we had originally struggled to find a campsite in the area but on further investigation we found Camping Kekec so headed for it. Its at the foot of Mountain Pohorje in Maribor and has stunning views, we had stunning views throughout our journey through Slovenia.
Maribor is famous for having the oldest Vine in the world, over 400 years old and therefore is also a fairly well ...
... in a baroque city
palace. This was advertised as old masters and it certainly was.
There was a paintings also by unknown artists “of the school of x
or y”. These were interesting to see. A Rubens (fully clothed)
portrait of an unknown noblewomen was fascinating as were a lot of
Dutch still life oils of the C16.
Back to our flat to check out our move
to Zagreb tomorrow, catch up on the blog, and maybe a cheese on toast