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... only concentration camp in Slovenia. At the peak, there was 1300 prisoners housed here and the turnover was constant. Many died of exhaustion, 44 were executed and cremated in a primitive crematoria. Twenty nine tried to escape and 22 were successful. This is difficult to comprehend when you stand there and look up into these mountains. Steep rock walls on both sides. Slovenes, Croats, Austrian, French and Italian citizens all worked on the tunnel. I have included ...
This morning we made our way to the capital city, Ljubljana, which I still can't pronounce! We parked up near the city and decided to walk in today. It was a nice city with a river and 'castle' on the hill. We wandered around the market then headed up the cable car to the castle. It was a strange place, that they had renovated so that you couldn't tell what was original and what was new. There were a ...
... hate the Russians. After an age spent trying to find somewhere to eat its back to the first place we walked past for an excellent steak in a creamy wine gravy and two huge dumplings, followed by a free shot of local tivorna liker, which is an absolute must. A night out down by the river with a side venture to the agwa bar for the strongest cocktail known to ...
... all of which looked at least 300 years old and exuded a quaint German chalet-style charm. The views were never dull, offering an array of mountains, streams, alpine forests, and the more-than-occasional clifftop castle. (We encountered 3 or 4 in our first day and none of them planned.)
To start, we began driving east toward Croatia. The main objective was to visit a monastery of Carthusian monks called Pleterje near the border. ...
... and lakes.
*Great coffee culture again - I've moved on to Machıatos
Highlight - has to be 2 - Trek to Mt Prsivec and a town called LOG
Best Beer - Sokol (pubs name) home brew, it was a larger.
Best Meal - Game Plate (Deer, Stag and Wild Boar) - carnıvore heaven
Strangest Meal - Horse Burger from Hot Horse!! Should've called the place dead horse
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Till next time