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Trieste does not figure highly on most tourist itineraries,
and there aren’t any major sights to see in the city. I was interested in
stopping for a day, though, because it was right along my way between Ljubljana
and Venice and also because of its historical significance as the main port
city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the place where Italian, Slavic, and
Germanic cultures in Europe converge. This is where Captain ...
... s guide in the village of Skocjan that
was in walking distance of the park entrance. It was a lovely room in a big old
house where the very friendly host cooked dinner for the people staying in his
four guest rooms and served and included breakfast outside on the patio. Like
elsewhere I find in Slovenia, the property was spotlessly clean and good value,
the food all exquisite, and the hospitality exceptional.
The day turned out to be a rainy ...
... I first heard about Istria when I was in high school and watched a few cooking shows by New York celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, an ethnic Italian from Istria who showcased the food of the region in her first New York restaurant Felidia. I ordered her cookbook by mail (or got my parents to do it for me) and prepared some of her Istrian dishes. The most elaborate of those in her book, though, is Cima alla Genovese, stuffed boiled veal breast, is one I have yet to try ...
... 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 ...
... the B & B is within five minutes of the bridge. This will be a nice change of pace for as we depend on trains and cabs from here on. Some final thoughts on our road trip to Slovenia, Bosnia and Croatia. The people have been so friendly and outgoing toward us. They are building their economy around tourism and I think it is working for them. The food has been fabulous for ...