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Lovin' the Ljubljana

Almost Like Being in the
Land of Make Believe

Sisterly 'Love' in Slovenia
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my trip

Hotel Emonec - Our hotel in
Ljubljana. We really enjoyed
it. In addition, the location was
perfect (right in the center of

Hotel Jelovica - Our hotel in
Bled. Perfect location to the
bus station and extremely
close to the castle.

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June 18 - 21, 2006

My Slovenian Experience...

Highs: Lake Bled; the market in Ljubljana; viewing the landscape and small towns from the buses
and trains; cafes and restaurants galore.

Lows: Can't think of any.

Best Moment: The boat ride out to the island in Lake Bled. It was peaceful and gave a great
opportunity to enjoy the scenery.

Smells: Can't think of any prominent smells.

Sounds: Bells tolling at the churches; people on the streets enjoying themselves.

Sights: Castle in Bled (6 Euros), island in Bled (10 Euros), castle in Ljubljana; green landscape.

Tastes: Cream cake in Bled; risotto with cuttlefish ink; strukji (stuffed dumplings); strudel.

Purchases: A pair of pants.

Street Food: Ice cream.

Fun Food Finds: McDonald's sundaes with cherry topping; Light Fanta Lime soda.

Western Companies Out Here: McDonald's.

Other General Info...

Visa needed? No.

Type of currency? Slovenian Tolars.

Wallet Friendly? It is decent. Food is reasonable for a good meal in a good location. Internet was
pricey. Hotels were pricier than we were expecting.

Transportation: I took the train from Vienna, Austria. It was about 6 hours. We are taking the
bus to go onto Croatia.

Things Slovenia Is Known For: Crystal.

Religion: Catholic.

Costs: About $300
The Triple Bridge in Ljubljana.
Sitting in front of Lake Bled..
Cafes along the street in Ljubljana..