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My bus from Ljubljana to Trieste was an early morning one.
There are only a few each day, and I was also surprised to find there are no
trains on the route. It’s been very surprising to me how I’ve had to rely on
buses for almost all my travel in the countries of former Yugoslavia. The ride
between the two cities takes only a little over an hour, the last part of which
is a steep and scenic descent into the seaside city from ...
... s guide in the village of Skocjan that
was in walking distance of the park entrance. It was a lovely room in a big old
house where the very friendly host cooked dinner for the people staying in his
four guest rooms and served and included breakfast outside on the patio. Like
elsewhere I find in Slovenia, the property was spotlessly clean and good value,
the food all exquisite, and the hospitality exceptional.
The day turned out to be a rainy ...
... expensive restaurants and some of the world’s best truffle hunting in the area. And what was taking place on this Saturday in October but the Istrian Truffle Festival. The big tents set up were dedicated to all local gourmet products – wines, mushrooms, olive oils, cheeses, mushrooms, salamis, prsut (cured ham), conserves – with unlimited free tastings. Well, the wine was only almost free at 30 kunas (less than $5) for a souvenir glass and unlimited ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...
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 ...