Travel Blogs from Postojna
... br> Beautiful stalactites and stalagmites
And curtains and spaghetti and columns
And blind albino salamanders.
Makes the Cango Caves look so small.
Weren't allowed to take photos of the beautiful spots
So had to give you a couple of pics from the internet
... our 'special', which was pork, potatoes and veggies (it really hit the spot), finished off with a delicious soul warming streudel (I knew I couldn't go wrong here after the main), and all being served by one of those unique, quirky waiters you hit upon once in awhile.
Aaaah. Time for a good night's sleep, and to contemplate whether my thighs are going to become Lithuanian weight lifting worthy after all the action they are ...
On our way out of Croatia, we stopped for an included tour of the Postojna caves. We were warned that it would be cold down there, so we had prepared with jackets - the day outside, in contrast, was quite "warm". Anyway, 8° compared to Bridgewater weather - walk in the park! ha
So we hopped onto the little train to head deep into the mountain. The walls were so close that "keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle" never held such ...
... country roads, sharp turns and s bends. It started off with a very fast mini train drive for 2km inside the cave. At one point we starting to think we got ripped off because the train was going so fast, only to find out there is a station in the actual cave to which you get off and a walking tour then starts. The place was huge, a real mouth opener. Alot of the formations are thousands of years old, with a network of caves going for ...
... and not too dry. We had Christmas crackers that Belinda had made - well put together with a kit set and put in gifts - the highlight being a harmonica.
It was a very low key day, we sat round, ate, drank, played cards, watched movies and some of us had a wee nap. It was a lot of fun. The highlight would have been trying to get the Christmas jumper shot. We all lined up ...