Slovenia, a country since 1991, Is located in what used to be a lake, then became a Roman town. In 450 AD, Atila from Mongolia, came to the town and burnt the town down, inhabitants flew. After 2 c they managed to rebuild the town in the Middle Ages. With the river on one side and on the other the castle.
Buckwheat – štruklsi
Gibanica – Slovenian. Specialty with poopy seeds, walnuts, cottage cheese, and apples.
The Buena Vista Social club / adios tour. At the cultural and congress center
We went the next day to the castle of Ljubljana, built originally in the 11th c.
The way up on the funicular offers a nice view as well, on the way up.
In the 19th century it was used as a penitentiary.
We also saw the small chape of St. George, first gothic style and later rebuilt in the Baroque style.
We visited the market and bought some organic fruit and vegetables for our journey. There was also a vending machine where we bought fresh raw cow milk!
The view from the bridge to the neoclassical buildings on the side.
From the riverside, we got this view of the castle.
At the end visited the National Museum which houses a quite good number of tombstones and other items dating back to the roman empire.
Stroll along the quaint streets of downtown Ljubljana to enjoy some wonderful places full of history, wonderful food and lovely views.
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