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... the glass from dozens of regional producers from
Italy’s northeasternmost Venezia-Friuli-Giulia region. I definitely indulged a
bit too much in food and wine through the afternoon and am sure I ended the day
chubbier than I started it.
I did little in the way of real sightseeing my first day in
Trieste since I spent it at the festival. So I decided to spend some time in
the city the next morning and take an afternoon train to ...
... 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 ...
... some kinds of oak trees have a unique and potent flavor. It only takes a little infused oil or a few shavings in a dish or on top of one to infuse it with a strong truffle flavor. I think what appeals to people most, though, is the rarity of truffles and their high price which make them an exclusive luxury food. They say "When in Rome…….." so I made it a point to try a few truffle dishes, but I have to say they’re not something I can’t live without. ...
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 ...
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 ...