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... services to a group of students from Padua University.
Signor y Signora are whistling as we walk past redundant farms and farm buildings. I know whats going through their minds - "that would make a nice conversion" - "Wow, I could do a lot with that!!!" Sunday, we travel into Slovenia and Croatia then return to Italy and Venice for Signora's birthday in early October.
Arrivaderci per ora,
Bruno (Il cane)
... the madness of Croatian drivers on narrow coastal roads. Interestingly, clear sight lines aren't required while passing, whilst we were relieved to sit behind a slow truck and wave everyone on! I have never seen Geoff drive with such restraint and we now have a new appreciation for our lovely visitors driving on NZ roads! Tomorrow we are going to brave the coastal roads again (good training for Italy!) and explore the Istrian coast then head inland to Slovenia for a bit of ...
Waking up more or less at the entrance we were the 1st in to see Predjama castle, an impressive fortress. Built within a rock face clinging to the cliffs for more then 700 years, renovated in 1990 it was a step back in time. The castle really was amazing (being the Lord of this castle must of been fun), it even had an escape route cave which lead to the other side of the mountain if the going got tough. Next was Postojnska Jama Cave just 9km away ...
... exploited the wifi. Already noticing how clean Slovenia is compared to Croatia, everywhere you look it is spotless and they are hot on recycling. Later in the afternoon we headed out of town to Postojna, where there is a famous castle and a gigantic cave which we will explore tomorrow. Having trouble finding a park we decided to drive to the castles car park, turned out to be a very nice quiet location with no one about to bothered ...
Cruised along the famous coastal tourist drive for one last time, enjoying the amazing views once again knowing we would be leaving Croatia by the evening. Drove to Porec, where by chance we found ourselves amongst another festival full of activities throughout the town. Watched all kinds of demonstrations and dances, before taking advantage of the free samples offered at ...
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