Travel Blogs from Trieste
... I've barely had them before Motovun. Every meal included truffles. I had truffles and chicken, truffles and pasta and even truffle soup. My mouth literally waters when I think back on the food I ate there. Damn. Also, my trip to Europe has allowed me to discover a love for red wine, which makes me feel more mature than usual. Finally becoming a vino expert I'd like to think ahah. Did some fun things like shopping for wine and truffles, and also visited the film ...
... then catch the train into Venice, it's less than 10minutes. I love being back here but it's amazingly busy. We have a look around the shops, Alfie gets his. Messi shirt that he's been wanting all holiday. We look in all the leather shops and I buy a lime green bag that is different to everything else we've seen. We buy a beer and sit on the steps at the edge of the Grand Canal ...
... fold - let out the air 'poles' that hold up the tent frame - remove all pegs - fold tent - play Tetris to fit bags / tent / chairs / sleeping bags / pillows / camp stove / chairs / food bags into the tiny car. Then - off we go! We headed into Bled and realised today was a huge festival, Bled Days, held alongside the Bled lake. With rowing races, a full brass band, jewellery, food and handcraft stalls, and as many beer tents as the eye ...
It's nice here - I think more like Greece than Italy. Lots of olive trees, very hot, quite lush & green, but then the architecture is more Venetian style and being so close to Italy must have influence. Haven't seen or heard any Brits yet, it's German first then Danish, Austrian & Dutch - some Czech and Solvak. It's very beautiful, the natural surroundings are stunning, as are ...
The Capital of Truffles!
This town was built on a hill. One can see
ones enemies from miles approaching. In the surrounding forest is the
"white gold" and "black gold" found by trained local dogs. It is
everything served with truffles. Mainly black truffles, because white
has a shorter season Sept-Dec. The rest of the year is black truffles.
Which is not bad at all.
The Venetians have left a big mark on
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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