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 ...
... corn and wheat fields. What a place for a run! As I went along I spotted little ears poking above the wheat, and on further inspection realized they were deer! It was so cute seeing those little ears pop up all over the place. I'm finding that no matter where I've traveled to this year, I feel most connected to it when I'm running by myself. This is when I most experience the magic of travel; reflecting on where I've been, where I am, and where I'm ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...