“Let’s have a cup of coffee,” I said. Lojze shrugged his shoulders, “Or we could get a coffee in town.” Certainly, the 5 euro per cup price was steep, but what you’re paying for is the view. “I insist, it’s on me,” I replied knowing that I had to have a cup of coffee here. How often does one find oneself at a cafe, inside of a castle, on a patio overlooking some of the most beautiful countryside in the world? It was indeed a fine cup of coffee.
Sabina shot away with her Cannon & Lojze and I sipped our drinks. She was getting a bit artsy and did a superb job capturing the castle; she does have a good eye for photos. The sun was out and it was warm and pleasant. I tried to savor the moment and soak in the atmosphere.
Later we visited the museum and the chapel inside the castle grounds. I found the history of the area quite interesting; the Slavs moved into this area in the 6th or 7th Centuries A.D. and displaced or absorbed the previous inhabitants. The museum had a lot of beautiful artifacts from the bronze age as well as more recent finds. Sabina and I both took a lot of shots but as hers are on an SLR and have a much nicer look, I used her photos for this post. The last two pics are inside the medieval printing shop and the monk’s wine shop. While we didn’t buy any wine from the monks, I did pick up some antique looking post cards.
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