As we set out in the car, she thought we were going somewhere else in Italy because it is impossible to rent a car in Italy and drop it off in our final country, I found a great service (Ondaytrip.com) to drive us to what i told my wife was “city 2 and City 3. Even as we proceeded from the freeway, the indications pointed the best way to the Italian urban centers of Udine and Trieste. Across the road there have been kilometers and kilometers of grape vines, leading her to conclude we had been visiting some north wineries that are italian. Cagey man that i will be, I didn't correct some of these impressions and just grunted each and every time she produced guess.
She wasn’t incorrect in terms of the direction we had been traveling – north and east of Venice – and also the famous wine areas that are available in that way. But before we found its way to Italian wine nation, we veered due eastern and took some little roadways through the stunning countryside in the root of the Dolomite mountains. 1 minute we had been in Italy, the minute that is next had been in Slovenia. (more…)