Travel Blogs from Vrsar
... us and cut a picture with paper of my profile. It looked exactly like me, very handsome!
The next day we spent the day at the beach. Tom and I played in the water on the rocks we found a black and white crab we also swam and threw little rocks into the water.
Rovinj Population: 14,300 my guess was 8000. BYE!!!!
... providing not only a stunning visual display, but also a very defensible castle with secret passageways in and out and a water supply from the river flowing through the mountain itself. The most famous story that highlights the strength of this castle had to do with the knight Erazem Luegger. He apparently ****** off the Holy Roman Emperor (Frederick III) by siding with his enemy, Matthew Corvinus, the Hungarian king. Fred got pretty annoyed and sent ...
... The horses were moved to Vienna during the First World War to protect them because Slovenia was the southern front of the war . Only 11 horses were returned after the war. After many years of wrangling the 400 were brought back. The whole world thinks that Vienna is the birth place but the Slovenians are very proud of these horses and want the world to know that the horses are part of their heritage. Also the Lipica Farm is the larger stud farm. We went through ...
I'm not sure there is much I can add to that.
So after 10 days of cycling in Slovenia, from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic Coast here is a summary:
kms travelled - 824 (combined)
hills climbed - 47
accidents - 0 (yay)
punctures - 2
hands burnt - 2 (forgot gloves one day. Big mistake - old lady hands here we come)
people met - approx 52
cheese eaten - approx 5 kilos
salami / prosciutto eaten - approx 2 ...
... city was built
right up to the sea. It is known as Croatia's "little Italy" and the buildings definently were close together! We stopped in a
couple shops along our walk and bought some jewelry and smelly soaps.
Our last stop of the day was to a ginormous Roman colloseum located in Pula. It was ...