Hotel St Benedikt
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... in the “Sound
of Music” would have been based, although I’m a little unclear on quite how he
would have fit into history. While Trieste was part of the Habsburg Empire
before 1918, it was transferred to Italy after WWI, at which point the small
modern nation of Austria in its current borders became landlocked. Oh well,
fiction doesn’t need to be historically accurate.
I quickly dropped my bag off at my hotel and ...
... glass of rakija to accompany
bu dessert but two small bottles of liqueurs that must have been equivalent to
five or six shots worth….on the house! One was a sweet berry flavored liqueur
while the other was an incredibly bitter black herbal liqueur that tasted like
a Jagermeister gone wrong, like they forgot to sweeten it up with some sugar.
The very friendly waitress insisted it was a regular rakija (brandy) that was
flavored with only a single ...
... shelter to keep from being electrocuted. And this went on for what seemed like a few hours.
In the morning I went drove back up to Motovun and explored the town. Situated high on a hilltop, it’s an appealing place and an obvious tourist draw, but other than shopping for local gourmet products or having a meal at a gourmet restaurant, there’s really not much to see and do. So I continued on to Livade, a town in the valley that’s known for its ...
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 ...
... walked ever inch of the windy lime cobblestone streets from the waterfront to the cathedral at the top of the original old city We returned and met our driver who took Goran and us to Pula for a toor of the coliseum there and more history of Croatia. Lunch and wine tasting at Villa Meneghetti in Bale Pick up of paintings we bought earlier Return to Rovinj and dinner at Kantinon Early to be for our wake up ...