Travel Blogs from Lignano Sabbiadoro
... Arrived in Nova Gorica, then crossed the piazza to the street where we purchased our bus ticket. Short trip into Italy's Gorizia....just 20 minutes so we can catch the IC 2447 train, into Trieste. Managed enough Italian to chat to a lady on the bus! 1st class all to ourselves! Hotel Roma a couple of blocks from the stazioni - great location and a bath!!! Walked ...
... the bill. (You can read Joe’s take on “Stara Gostilna” on TripAdvisor…Phil – he put SFOtotheWorld to shame.) We got back to the hotel and a steamy hotel room with a barely functioning air conditioner. Any one who has travelled with me knows that I did not leave things be. I complained and was told to open the window, at which point we found out that there was an all night party going on at the bar across the ...
... the site justice, I think my camera setting was not right. Lots of geology here which much of it I didn't really understand. The cave for dummies explanation is the water drips down from the surface of the earth, the drip evaporates and the mineral is left. Different minerals make different colors. This is an explanation for a kindergarten class but that is about as much detail as I can provide. Wish I had better pictures. The colors and shapes were incredible. ...
... the ground. The cold temperatures from the alps, warm temperatures from the south and cool east winds created this perfect storm. The country has not seen anything like this for decades. I have included a few pictures but they really do not capture the devastation. This part of the country is the heart of the farming area of the country. It would remind us of New Brunswick. Rolling hills, farm land and ...
I'm not sure there is much I can add to that.
So after 10 days of cycling in Slovenia, from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic Coast here is a summary:
kms travelled - 824 (combined)
hills climbed - 47
accidents - 0 (yay)
punctures - 2
hands burnt - 2 (forgot gloves one day. Big mistake - old lady hands here we come)
people met - approx 52
cheese eaten - approx 5 kilos
salami / prosciutto eaten - approx 2 ...