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... Of course I stopped here
and took a few shots.
Onwards up this pass there are old lookout points and castles with cannons
set at them etc. These must have been in place to protect the border from Italy
or vise versa.
By late afternoon the weather had changed for the better and the sun was
shining. The temp fell as low as 8 today but was now way up at 15 Celsius once
again so was just great.
As i head down the Italian side of the pass ...
We departed Rome on time at 7.50am and had a pleasant rail trip to Venice Mestre station where we changed to a coach for the trip to Villach. Train got up to 250kph in places and there were lots of tunnels. The Coach was very comfortable and the scenery very interesting as we left the plain behind and headed into the mountains. It took about 3 hours to reach Villach and we did not have to wait long to get picked up by Betttina, our home exchange contact. She drove us ...
... below 10 degrees today!
Sat 25th: Had several maps and so much to explore that we didn't know where to start! Bastian, our host, suggested we drive to Lake Bohinj west of Bled where we climbed up to the waterfall at Savica. On our way back we stopped at Cesnjica for very ...
... to Middle Sister with Defects! That's our story and we are sticking to it. No more Crispy Apple Strudel with Noodles for you my girl! That's the story so far. Not sure if it has happy ending or not! We did get to see Klagenfurt........we can now tick that of the Bucket List. We did get on the bus to Venice but now the baby sister is having her baby sister nap. The old sister is having her nanny nap safe in the knowledge that the bus only goes as far as ...
... to drop their bikes in the dirt. It's going to be a memorable last day for some riders. Slovenia, which has a population of only two million, is very strong in winter sports and picked up five medals including two golds at the last Winter Olympics. Later. What a finale to the trip! After lunch three riders decided to take the short route back to Ljubljana while the rest of us visited another ...