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... Italy. My past experience, though, from my 2003 travels in Italy is
that the food can be quite hit or miss. However, I used Venice, Florence, and
Rome, Italy’s biggest tourist draws as some of my bases during that trip, so
ended up eating a lot of mediocre, overpriced tourist food regardless of how
much I tried to get off the beaten path in those cities. It was quite a
different story in places like Ravenna and the hill towns of Umbria ...
... as a UNESCO World
Heritage site for its unique characteristics. And I have to say that it is
impressive. You are required to go on a tour and the group was predictably unpleasantly
large, but it this case it didn’t detract much from the feeling at times of
being in a massive underground open space like something out those Lord of the
Rings and Hobbit movies based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s books. Carlsbad Caverns in
New Mexico supposedly has some ...
... old town, I found a Sobe (rooms in a house) at a guidebook recommended place down in the valley named Sobe Nena. It was a lovely room with bath in the lower floor of a house surrounded by vineyards. But my night’s sleep wasn’t the greatest. I was awakened in the middle of the night by one of the most spectacular thunderstorms I’ve ever experienced, the kind with non-stop thunder and lightning and torrential rain that makes you wonder if you should find ...
... 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 ...
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 ...