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The old city of Trieste is on a hilltop rather than along the harbor. Like most
places dating from the Roman era through medieval times, defense was an
important consideration in its siting. The Cathedral of San Giusto is mostly
Romanesque in style and not very large by European standards but with some
great Byzantine mosaics. I was lucky to have gotten to the bell tower a few
minutes before noon so got to be present for the deafening noise ...
... a room to myself for the price of a bunk, I was the only one
staying in the whole hostel without any staff present.
I picked Restauracija Kotlar for dinner because getting
there involved the shortest period of drenching and found another great
reasonably priced meal with incredibly friendly service. I went for a standard
mixed grill platter and salad, but the real star of the meal was the Kobaridska
Struklji. What are struklji? Well, a kind ...
... the star of a somewhat more expensive dinner than I usually allow myself. So what’s the difference between a white truffle and a black truffle? Well, definitely price and supposedly taste. White truffles are rarer, far more expensive, and are thus supposedly better. I did not detect much difference but think the white truffles have a somewhat milder, more subtle flavor while that of the black truffles is especially powerful.
Rather than staying in ...
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 ...