Travel Blogs from Lendava
Drove from Vienna to Sopron in Hungry to have our 20th wedding anniversary lunch of a salad roll and takeaway coffee in our warm car. Then drove through the eastern end of Slovenia into northern Croatia. First time we've been in four countries in one day.we noticed a big variation between countryside and house styles from one Country to another. Stopped at Varazdin for the night and walked that evening in the light rain around this mystical historic town. Quite romantic ...
On Wednesday we walked over to the train station to see how much trouble it would be to take a train to Ljubljana. The guy at the station was super friendly and helpful (as per usual it seems in Slovenia) - so I may venture off there at some point. We continued our walk by visiting the local cathedral again and had a coffee at a lovely cafe. In the afternoon we walked from Ljutomer to my sisters house in Gresovčak (about an hours walk) and took ...
... in the countryside and spotted a deer. There are so many beautiful farm houses in the area. So quaint and peaceful.
On Friday we had a very nice walk up a hill to see some more local houses/farms. It was so nice to walk around in the Slovenian countryside with my mum. In that afternoon we had drinks on our balcony and took in the sights and sounds before going for a swim. My niece had never been swimming before but took to the ...
... in a baroque city
palace. This was advertised as old masters and it certainly was.
There was a paintings also by unknown artists “of the school of x
or y”. These were interesting to see. A Rubens (fully clothed)
portrait of an unknown noblewomen was fascinating as were a lot of
Dutch still life oils of the C16.
Back to our flat to check out our move
to Zagreb tomorrow, catch up on the blog, and maybe a cheese on toast
Varazdin A walking day today. We
started off at the local “green market” which had a lot of flower
and nursery stalls as well as fruit and vegetables and some deli. and
meat. Vegetables seemed to all be local seasonal produce, fairly limited range but good quality. Strawberries are definitely in
season. After taking our market purchases home we set off to find
the Drava ...