Travel Blogs from Porec
First challenge of the trip: will I fit everything in my bag? Well, it does close, but will I have everything I need? Will it be too much? I will probably answer those questions once on the road, cant do much about it now. Will have to trust myself on this (****, I usually dont trust ...
... here in Pula - all associated with the Roman Empire. Istria was an important commercial hub in the Empire, well known for its wines and olive oil. So, parked the car, fed the meter (wouldn't want another parking ticket would we, nudge nudge) and with map in hand set off for a leisurely stroll around the city. Nearly all the major attractions are located within the inner city area, so we ...
... before we get to Croatia. This is where we receive a major shock. There we were barreling down the freeway, halfway through Slovenia, when we are flagged down by the police. "Damn," I thought, "A speed trap." Nope - if only it was a speed trap! After we stopped we were approached by one of the policemen (there were about 6 of them) who demanded to see our passports and rego papers. He then proceeded to inform us that we were stopped because we didn't ...
... they are generally near the roots of trees, you go into the forest to search for them. Traditionally, pigs were used to find them, but many people use dogs now instead because the pigs are more likely to eat the truffle once they find it.
But before you hunt for truffles, you must eat truffles. At least that was the theory of the family that hunts truffles and set up these tours for people. We had truffle cow cheese, truffle goat cheese, ...
... and fresh cherries. He was able to leave at will by making use of the cave network behind castle and climb to the surface. Unfortunately for Erazem he was betrayed by a servant. This man shone a light onto the place Erazem had gone to relieve himself and the besieging army directed a catapult attack on the spot, burying the robber knight in a rock fall.
It was another sunny day on the 31st and ...
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