Crossing the border – Slovenia Trip (March 2012)

One of the really cool things about living in Austria is that it’s surrounded by other European countries and when I’m struck by wanderlust, all I have to do is drive across the border!  Recently, it seemed that my New Year’s ‘prophecy’ began to fullfil itself – remember, lots of trips?  I was lucky enough that a few things came together to allow me to travel with hubby on his last business trip.  First, Thursday was the last day of class for the semester. Second, a quick view of the country’s tourism website indicated  that a visa wasn’t necessary because of my Austrian resident card – sweet! Finally, hubby’s schedule would actually allow us to make a mini-vacation of the trip.

As a kid, I remember being glued to the set watching the Olympic gymnastics competitions.  I remained spellbound for hours watching the agile competitors tumble, jump, and spin through their routines. Often, competitors from European countries would grace the podiums to claim glory for their countries – Slovenia (part of the former Yugoslavia until 1991) was often amongst them (if memory serves me correctly).  All that said, you could imagine my excitement that I was finally going to visit the land where those greatly admired women of the Olympic came from!  No, 😀 I didn’t expect to see them twirling in the streets or even to meet an Olympian; it was enough to walk along their avenues, see their architecture, and eat a meal in a local restaurant. Care to join me?

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About A Bahamian In Austria

I am a Bahamian woman, married to an Austrian man, who's been freshly transplanted to Vienna. I started writing this blog when a dear friend insisted that I had to write down my experiences. At best it'll update my buddies on my crazy-going-ons and at least, it'll keep me from stalking them online (LOL). I hope you enjoy :D
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