Laguna Istra Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Swimming pool
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... old town, I found a Sobe (rooms in a house) at a guidebook recommended place down in the valley named Sobe Nena. It was a lovely room with bath in the lower floor of a house surrounded by vineyards. But my night’s sleep wasn’t the greatest. I was awakened in the middle of the night by one of the most spectacular thunderstorms I’ve ever experienced, the kind with non-stop thunder and lightning and torrential rain that makes you wonder if you should find ...
... largely Italian culturally but part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of WWI, then part of Italy through WWII, and then part of Yugoslavia until its breakup in the early 1990s. Most of the Italian population left the region after WWII, but from the sound of things the Austrians and Italians have all returned as tourists. And I can see why. Of all the coastal Istrian towns I saw I found Piran to be the ...
Istria is the northwestern corner of Croatia, a peninsula in the Adriatic Sea that was long culturally a mix of Italians and Slavs. Most of the Italians moved out after Istria became part of Yugoslavia, but their influence lingers in the culture, cuisine, and architecture of the region. Istria was part of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, and the Republic of Venice, so the architecture and monuments of its towns have elements of those eras of Italian control, and ...
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 ...
We all over slept today and didn't get to breakfast at 7:30 as planned so clearly we could never stayed up until 3 as we talked about in the airport as a way of making up for our lost day in Trieste. That kind of adventure was realistic at this stage of our lives. Had a lovely breakfast and an exceptional young waiter showered us with attention and kept bringing us capo inns without our asking. What a change! We walked ...