Garni Hotel Villa Tamara
Travel Blogs from Moravske Toplice
... first stop was a playground so my niece could blow off some energy, then we headed to the main square. We were inspired by it's beauty and charm, with architectural and cultural marvels all around us. One of my favourite sightings was a group of young children dressed in white gowns being lead by a nun to church; the square must have been home to similar images for centuries. Neat! In the evening I went for a run in the country on a trail that ...
... His parents greeted us outside with heartfelt hugs and warm exchanges, this being the first time we'd ever met after years of hearing about one another. His mother spoke very little english, but I'm constantly amazed at how much warmth and feeling can be shared without a word spoken. They were excited to show us their garden and property, where it seemed every plant, tree and bush was sprouting with fresh fruits and vegetables. His mother treated us to a ...
... in the countryside and spotted a deer. There are so many beautiful farm houses in the area. So quaint and peaceful.
On Friday we had a very nice walk up a hill to see some more local houses/farms. It was so nice to walk around in the Slovenian countryside with my mum. In that afternoon we had drinks on our balcony and took in the sights and sounds before going for a swim. My niece had never been swimming before but took to the ...
... for wine making.
We spent 3 nights on the site, and everyone around was very friendly, its a very busy site, Locally there is a Bike Park which Specialized are the main supporters of and use it for testing of their new bikes.
Tom rode up the mountain, although not quite to the top and used a mixture of the Downhill lines to comeback down on, the first choice was not the best but soon found some to his abilities further down...
We visited ...
... over the
centuries. Well worth a visit.
By now we were ready for a late lunch
in the city centre. This was in a little restaurant in a back alley.
I had small squid with grilled vegetables whilst Alison had a pork
dish with salad. Both were divine but we are not used to big meals
in the middle of the day and my stomach does not seem to know what to
do with them.
The weather remained threatening but
not actually raining so we visited ...