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... I was there for the last day of the Barcolana
Regatta, a two weekend long sailing festival. That would explain why I could
not find any accommodation for Saturday night in Trieste while there was plenty
available for Sunday night. This being Italy any festival also becomes a
festival of food and wine and music as well as the main purpose, and the
waterfront was lined with booths selling all kinds of Italian products and very
reasonably priced ...
... relatives of my mom. It is not the kind of a tour I’d chose nowadays but was very
memorable and enjoyable.
En route from Vienna to Venice that tour spent close to a
day in what was then still Yugoslavia. Tito had died five years earlier and the
winter Olympics in Sarajevo took place about a year and a half before. Who “wouldda
thunk” then that the country would break apart a six years ahead or that the
entire “Iron ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...
... 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 ...
... off after a great breakfast and a large pitcher of coffee on the farm. Our destination is Lipica, which is the location of the famous Lipizzaner stallions stud farm. It was established in 1580 by Habsburg court in Vienna, where Charles wanted to create the perfect horse. The Grounds which have a hotel and a Casino are under a major renovation by the Slovenian government who own this historical site. They both train and breed the horses at this location. As a former horse ...