Travel Blogs from Moravske Toplice
... first stop was a playground so my niece could blow off some energy, then we headed to the main square. We were inspired by it's beauty and charm, with architectural and cultural marvels all around us. One of my favourite sightings was a group of young children dressed in white gowns being lead by a nun to church; the square must have been home to similar images for centuries. Neat! In the evening I went for a run in the country on a trail that ...
... His parents greeted us outside with heartfelt hugs and warm exchanges, this being the first time we'd ever met after years of hearing about one another. His mother spoke very little english, but I'm constantly amazed at how much warmth and feeling can be shared without a word spoken. They were excited to show us their garden and property, where it seemed every plant, tree and bush was sprouting with fresh fruits and vegetables. His mother treated us to a ...
... pretty darn cute. I could NOT get to sleep that night and was tossing and turning all night long. In all I got about 25 minutes of sleep, which meant I was pretty much a zombie the whole next day.
The breakfast buffet at our hotel was interesting to say the least. There was a plate of uncooked bacon that people were helping themselves to. Safe or not, it didn't exactly appeal! There were also random bowls of green peppers ...
... for wine making.
We spent 3 nights on the site, and everyone around was very friendly, its a very busy site, Locally there is a Bike Park which Specialized are the main supporters of and use it for testing of their new bikes.
Tom rode up the mountain, although not quite to the top and used a mixture of the Downhill lines to comeback down on, the first choice was not the best but soon found some to his abilities further down...
We visited ...
Last full day in Varazdin
The forecast was threatening so we had
saved up our galleries and museums for today. It was fine starting
out so we went to the bus station to get tickets for tomorrow first.
We are finding that quite a few of the bus times listed on the
internet schedules don't actually exist when you turn up so getting
tickets in advance will hopefully avoid any last minute nasty
The local cemetery here ...