Villa Laguna Galijot
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Porec
... plan to one of the days when I have good cooking facilities again and a circle of friends to invite over for it.
I didn’t encounter any of Lidia’s dishes in Istria, but I found something else – truffles! Istria is known for both black and white truffles that are said to be as good as those that come from Piemonte or the Dordogne, and early October is well into the fall truffle season. The folks I talked with in Zagreb suggested going on ...
... 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 ...
... inland is said to vaguely resemble that of Tuscany.
When I told the people at the front desk at my hostel in Zagreb that I was going to Istria they said to avoid the coast and concentrate on the inland hill towns. The coastal towns are nothing compared to those farther south around Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik. They are probably right, but three coastal towns in Istria sounded interesting enough to warrant a stop anyway based on everything I've read.
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 ...
... bought wine which we intended to do anyway so we felt like we hit the jackpot. Next we had lunch at Rino's Konoba in the town of Momjam. It is a family run-organic-farm to table operation. I fell in love with a hand carved wooden bread holder. I asked if they sold them but no, nor would I find them in any store. At the end of lunch I asked again if they would consider selling me the one we had. Our waitress checked ...