Palazzo del Capo
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The old city of Trieste is on a hilltop rather than along the harbor. Like most
places dating from the Roman era through medieval times, defense was an
important consideration in its siting. The Cathedral of San Giusto is mostly
Romanesque in style and not very large by European standards but with some
great Byzantine mosaics. I was lucky to have gotten to the bell tower a few
minutes before noon so got to be present for the deafening noise ...
I was once in what is now Slovenia back when it still
Yugoslavia. My first time in Europe was in 1985 after I graduated from high
school. My father was not interested in foreign travel but paid for a month
long trip for me, my mother, and my brother. That included a one of those three
week 1o country rushed tour bus trips many people take once in a lifetime to
say they’ve “done Europe” followed by ten days in Belgium with friends ...
... and more appealing because of its harbor, large central square, city walls on its land side, and a church complex on the hill above town. The Parish Church of Saint George is especially well endowed with works of art, including a statue of crucified Christ that’s considered one of the most important works of Slovenian medieval art.
Like Croatian Istria, Piran and the rest of Slovenian’s ...
... we have been, from the home made pasta with wild asparagus in the small village of Sovinjak to the farm dinner this evening that was 100% grown on site, even the brandy sipping desert beverage. We have walked and photographed several city walls on this trip. We have walked the great Chinese wall outside of Beijing, China. I wish our political candidates would travel to these ...
... off after a great breakfast and a large pitcher of coffee on the farm. Our destination is Lipica, which is the location of the famous Lipizzaner stallions stud farm. It was established in 1580 by Habsburg court in Vienna, where Charles wanted to create the perfect horse. The Grounds which have a hotel and a Casino are under a major renovation by the Slovenian government who own this historical site. They both train and breed the horses at this location. As a former horse ...