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... taxi stand. We were the only ones on our carriage! A 5 minute ride and we were at the Grand Hotel Union.
As it had a pool we headed off for a quick refreshing splash - it was quick for Simon as even though indoors on the 8th floor it was a bit chilly.
We were ready for sleep and will explore Ljubljana on Wednesday.
Good luck to Ian Scott who is riding a scooter to Arthur's Pass this Saturday 24th, as part of Cancer Fundraiser . Go Scotty!
... shown around the old town by a local and hanging out in one of the many parks.
The train journey to Ljubjana was rather uneventful except for the stop near the border to get a stamp in my passport as I re-entered the Schengen zone from Croatia and the massive rain storm that hit about an hour from the main train station. When we arrived, the rain wasn’t too bad, a nuisance rain really so I decided I would try and walk to my hostel, which didn’t look too far ...
... thought Slovenia looked like Ohio. Flat and woodsy. However, Southern Slovenia was anything but flat. It was more like Pennsylvania or New York.
After about a three hour ride we got to Ljubljana and I parted with Dom since he was headed to the bus station to catch a ride to the airport. I grabbed my gear and map and began my journey to find the hotel so that I could drop my gear and explore the city in a "proper" ...
... admiring the river and the occasional cruise boats which slowly drifted below us, we moved on to Kongresni Trg, the Square which is home to Ljubljana University and the Philomonic Hall of Ljubljana. Our guide spoke fondly of his time with the University including his visit to the very University Building we stood in front of when he was promoted to a Professor. The building was remarkable and Down the far end of the Square we could all see a Byzantine Church which was looking ...
... town. We marched from store to store through narrow lane ways and wide plazas and squares. After visiting about 4 stores with none of us finding any item of clothing that A. We liked, and B. that was not excessively priced beyond its value (a first for Slovenia). We concluded that as we had already worn the same sweaters for 7 straight days, a further 2 or 3 are not going to hurt us now! We strolled our way back to the hostel where Jermaine prepared a nice rice meal, courtesy ...