Villa Higiea Hotel
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... motorbike shops everywhere!
Now I know what you're thinking, why's that a problem?
Well I had a 6 hour ride and coulda spent far too much time, and money.
Really I could!
So I will see more of Austria soon, but this was a dangerous place for my wallet.
Started to ride along what you would expect in Austria, fabulous roads, until wait a minute!
Sally got ...
... at the campground entrance along with a great restaurant with an outdoor terrace (got to love outdoor terraces). Needless to say, the first day consisted of simply hanging out at the beach with a lovely view of the nearby island which has a picturesque church that a lot of couples get married on. In fact, it is a tradition for new grooms to carry their brides up the 99 stairs in order to have ...
... 160; It did not end well as the king had the peasant girl arrested, put in a cell and had the builders cement the door closed (effectively burying her alive). Sad story for such a beautiful place but still interesting to know the history. When we climbed the hill to the restaurant we were greeted at the top by the daughters of the owners who had a customary appetizer for us. The custom is that you provide guests with something salty followed ...
... that sounded from the cattle that had gathered in the field beneath our balcony. Seems like cows wake as early as roosters.
At breakfast, we learned from Marjana and her son Miha that they have 20 cows and 20 pigs. They keep them for milk and meat for the family and tourists who stay with them throughout the year. From the cow's milk, they make butter, clotted cheese and milk. The cows are milked twice daily.
... There was plenty of clearance for even the tallest among us, unlike the mine in Wales. Eons of dripping, mineral-filled water through the karst formations created stalactites and stalagmites, some of which have joined to create huge columns. At other points we saw limestone pools, shaped very much like those Mandy and I saw in Turkey at Pamulkale (but without the gorgeous white coating and pale blue water).
The Skocjan caves are considered to ...