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Wild camping, near Orlat, 8th June

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wild camping

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cattle on the wild camping spot

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The ubiquitous horse and cart

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Church built using Roman stone

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Site of Roman remains. But the walls have almost entirely been rebuilt recently

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Timisoara - our 3rd visit to an interesting city

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Orthodox cathedral, about 100 years old.

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Every time we went into an Orthodox church, there was a service going on. People just enter and leave at will, and the music and acoustics are glorious 

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The Opera House square, where the revolution started and many of the deaths occurred 

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Rosemary, at Lloyds Restaurant (founded 1935). The food here was as good as we've had anywhere, and a great deal better value.

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Andy, Lloyds Restaurant

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This architecture ...

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... is simply stunning

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the central flower market

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Slovenia - Camping Selinje

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A Slovenian national park, but slightly disappointing

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I'd guess this is an Elm

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Rosemary, with bandaged arm having fallen in the road

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Ljubjana - a lovely capital of a lovely country

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a Ljubjana store

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An unusual society

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Stanjel. We visited Stanjel because I happened to be reading Wanda Newby's autobiography, and this is where she spent her first 9 years or so.

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We weren't far away, so it seemed impolite not to drop in.

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The soft focus "David Hamilton" look was caused by a smear of grease on the lens, and was unintentional.

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This is a small museum, run by a lady who translated part of wanda's book, and turned it into a book about Stanjel in the old days. She gave us Wanda's address, and we sent her a PC (and got a very nice reply)

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Sites in Slovenia were mostly quite expensive. Kamp Korita was a lot cheaper, mainly aimed at small tents, but was on the Soca Trail.


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River Soca

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Turks Head lily

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any ideas, anyone?

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Site at Dollach, Austria, just south of Grossglockner-Hochalpenstrasse, a very dramatic pass, reaching 8,000 feet

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The glacier at Grossglockner-Hochalpenstrasse,

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.... visited by Emporor Franz-Josef (and others)

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A marmot

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Camping Schmidl, a lovely little site at Mittersill, Austria 

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approaching storm

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Wohnmobileplatz at Meersburg

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Wohnmobileplatz at Eisenbach, in the Black Forest

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Black Forest

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Aire de Camping-Car at Gerardmer, a rather depressing French town. 

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aire de CC at Stenay, France

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aire de CC at Catillon-sue-Sambre

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and again

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Dunkerque beach empty and placid, rather different to the scene in May 1940

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Driving on the left and nearly home


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