Day 12 – Slovenia

25 June, 2019
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As I sit here at 6:30 a.m. with my door open, smelling the morning air and enjoying the cool breeze, it’s hard to believe it’s all over. What an unforgettable 13 days of discovery, learning, laughter, friendship, and beauty. Yesterday …

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Day 11 – Slovenia

24 June, 2019
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Day 11 was full of conversation, beautiful scenery, and family! We spent the day in and around the Slovenian capital city of Ljubljana (roughly pronounced loo-blahna), one of the oldest cities in Europe. Driving through the countryside, it’s evident that …

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Day 10 – Slovenia

22 June, 2019
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Today, I learned lots about WWI history, and the role that Slovenia played in world affairs. Bob and Kay were my tour guides and history profs; it was absolutely captivating. And beautiful! After a huge thunderstorm that lasted all morning, …

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Day 9 – Venice

21 June, 2019
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What a wonderful time it was in Venice with Kay, getting ridiculously lost notwithstanding. (Easy to do in Venice, where all the streets and different piazzas look pretty much the same.) Instead of jamming ourselves onto boats and doing touristy …

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Day 8 – Venice

20 June, 2019
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I woke up early yesterday and hoofed it to the Trieste Centrale train station, where I had a great big croissant and a tiny little latte while I waited for my train to Venice. Once I arrived, I needed to …

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