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... br> exploring. It was Sunday morning so the churches were full of people and not
really open for touring. Trieste’s history makes it more religiously diverse
than other places in Italy where almost all the churches are Catholic. In
Trieste there are significant Serbian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Hungarian
Reformed, and Lutheran churches as well as a Synagogue.
Down by the waterfront I soon figured out there was
something going on. It ...
... would fall in just over four more years. I’m sure it didn’t
occur to me or most of the people on my tour bus as we crossed the border into
Yugoslavia at a high alpine pass from Austria. We spent part of the afternoon
and night in Ljubljana and then toured the caverns at Postojna and nearby
Predjama Castle the next morning. I recall thinking that going to Yugoslavia
was especially cool. It took me only thirty years to come back and explore ...
... 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 ...
... we have been, from the home made pasta with wild asparagus in the small village of Sovinjak to the farm dinner this evening that was 100% grown on site, even the brandy sipping desert beverage. We have walked and photographed several city walls on this trip. We have walked the great Chinese wall outside of Beijing, China. I wish our political candidates would travel to these ...
... and a wonderful space to simply go for a leisurely walk around. City planners during the period were big fans of creating wide open spaces for the gentry of the day to promenade around, in order to see and be seen. To the credit of those designers, very little has changed to this day, especially in Italy.
Trieste is a historic port city with roots stretching ...