Hotel Villa Ariston
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Start: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Traveled through Croatia, Buzet, Poklon Pass, and back to Ljubljana
End: Ljubljana, Slovenia
... there with our cases in tow.
We woke up this morning with thunder clouds looming on the horizon but the day turned out fine though the humidity was very high, a very sweaty day. We haven't had a swim in Optija, though Ray did have a dip the other day. It really hasn't been hot enough.
Today, we had lunch at the Opatija Yatch Club, great reviews on ...
... It was a bit busy at the little bar. Now, Jesse was wearing a red dress today, and being a pretty Chinese girl, it was pointed out to her by members of the group that she was turning heads. She moved over a bit and I then observed the men inside lean over to get a better look through the doorway. By the way, did I mention that this was an optional trip today and that only 10 of us went, and that I was the only male? Back on the bus, Ivanna told us a story about the name ...
... it was included, so we ate. We had vegetable soup, risoto with mushroom, trout w/potato & spinach, and I had a coconut cake for dessert. The others had a chocolate dessert. We ate with Pong and Vlaho and discussed Taiwan (thee was another tour group in the restaurant from Taiwan), TV, movies, Star Trek and other items of interest, like if Pong has dual citizenship (she does). Back on the bus through the mountainous countryside. No lecture so we could rest and ...
With so much going on, we haven't updated you in a while. I'll give a short summary here, and as time allows I'll go back and post photos from our stops.
- After leaving Portugal, we stopped in Bilbao, Spain for a visit to the Guggenheim museum.
- Driving north through France, we stopped for a couple days at some of the D-Day beaches in ...