Hotel Ville Bianchi
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... That’s the part of the city that
dates to the era of Habsburg control and resembles Vienna in the size and
grandeur of its public buildings.
Despite its lack of major sights, I really liked Trieste
because there were so few foreign tourists there. Even though the Barcolana
attracted a big crowd, the people there were almost all Italian. That also
means reasonable prices and better food in restaurants. Many people rave about
... glass of rakija to accompany
bu dessert but two small bottles of liqueurs that must have been equivalent to
five or six shots worth….on the house! One was a sweet berry flavored liqueur
while the other was an incredibly bitter black herbal liqueur that tasted like
a Jagermeister gone wrong, like they forgot to sweeten it up with some sugar.
The very friendly waitress insisted it was a regular rakija (brandy) that was
flavored with only a single ...
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 ...
... village buildings that were built on the edge of the sink hole. The museum shows how the early explorers penetrated these caves by following the the river with boats and rope ladders in the early 1800's. When you depart the cave there are plaques commemorating those that lost their lives exploring these caves. The river Reka goes underground here and then resurfaces some 50 miles away as springs near the Adriatic in ...
... than I usually do o a wool and cashmere poncho but it was need not want that justified it. We had a nice lunch and headed back for a few hours of sleep before our walking tour at 5pm. Our guide was Edi, man of my age, who had studied in the US in high school and knew all about MN and the Midwest as well as everything there was to know about Trieste. He gave us a detailed tour in spite of the wins which blew incessantly and felt like ...