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... tourists aren’t so thick on the ground and restaurants cater more to
locals. In those places I had some very good regional cuisine. I ate two
restaurant meals in Trieste and both of them were delicious. Italians know how
to do pizza, pasta, and other Italian food well. Much of the pizza and pasta I
had in the Balkans, especially Croatia, was quite poor, but in Italy they know
how to serve their pasta al dente and their pizza thin and crisp.
I was once in what is now Slovenia back when it still
Yugoslavia. My first time in Europe was in 1985 after I graduated from high
school. My father was not interested in foreign travel but paid for a month
long trip for me, my mother, and my brother. That included a one of those three
week 1o country rushed tour bus trips many people take once in a lifetime to
say they’ve “done Europe” followed by ten days in Belgium with friends ...
... the star of a somewhat more expensive dinner than I usually allow myself. So what’s the difference between a white truffle and a black truffle? Well, definitely price and supposedly taste. White truffles are rarer, far more expensive, and are thus supposedly better. I did not detect much difference but think the white truffles have a somewhat milder, more subtle flavor while that of the black truffles is especially powerful.
Rather than staying in ...
... 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 ...
At 9 am sharp, our guide, Goran arrived and we set off for a tour of Rovinj where the signs are all in both Croatian and Italian because of the dominance of the Venician Empire on this part of Croatia. Both languages are required in school which makes it very easy for us Americans. Goran was a walking history book and we learned the entire history and development from beginning to the present. It felt ...
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