Hotel Pension Villa Gloria
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... tourists aren’t so thick on the ground and restaurants cater more to
locals. In those places I had some very good regional cuisine. I ate two
restaurant meals in Trieste and both of them were delicious. Italians know how
to do pizza, pasta, and other Italian food well. Much of the pizza and pasta I
had in the Balkans, especially Croatia, was quite poor, but in Italy they know
how to serve their pasta al dente and their pizza thin and crisp.
... of what was that country!
Postojna is one of two major cavern systems in the so-called
Karst Region of southwestern Slovenia. That refers to the limestone rock under
the surface that is very favorable to the formation of caverns. Postojna is
still the biggest crowd pleaser, apparently now from what I read with a train
on a track to take the tourist hordes through the cavern. That didn’t exist
back in 1985, though. We walked on a tour, and ...
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 ...
... antiquity and you can see some of the remnants of the ancient world in the city centre itself. The city is home to an ancient Roman amphitheatre from the 1st and 2nd century AD, the ruins of which can be seen just behind the Piazza. The stands and some of what was presumably a stage are still intact. The most interesting thing about the ruins is the way you can walk around ...