Slow road to Cyprus – Marilyn and Alf’s ten most precious memories

Taking the slow road to Cyprus

Over the seven week trip, probably the following stand out as our ten most precious memories:

  1. Stopping firstly in Brugge, Belgium, with its highly attractive Medieval architecture, pretty cobbled streets, canals and bridges, its numerous art galleries and museums
  2. Being fortunate enough to hear the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra playing at home at the splendid Musikverein in the Golden Hall  – that same day we had lunch at the legendary Cafe Mozart, where Graham Green wrote “The Third Man
  3. Visiting Vienna’s famous sites, including: the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Schonbrunn Palace and gardens, the amazing Austrian Parliament Building and not to forget the outstanding beauty of the Art Nouveau architecture to be seen in the centre of Vienna
  4. Walking across the famous Charles Bridge Prague, which in the Middle Ages was one of the Wonders of the Modern World, reaching the Old Town and watching the historic Prague Astronomical clock performing its spectacle…

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Croatia Itineraries | Rough Guides

English: Sculpture symbolizing the Kingdom of ...

English: Sculpture symbolizing the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia in Zagreb (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: St. Mark's Church, Zagreb, Croatia

English: St. Mark’s Church, Zagreb, Croatia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aerial view of Pula, Croatia. The most notable...

Aerial view of Pula, Croatia. The most notable object, on the bottom of the photo, is the Arena Amphiteathre. Left of it is the hill around which lies the Old Town. The wedge-shaped island in the middle of the bay is Uljanik, part of the shipyard. On the far top right the Brijuni islands (a National Park) can be seen. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Topographic map of Croatia Deutsch: T...

English: Topographic map of Croatia Deutsch: Topografische Karte Kroations (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This is article from the travel series, Rough Guides is a RECOMMENDED READ. Check it out!

Croatia Itineraries | Rough Guides.

For me, the Rough Guides article brought back vivid memories of a delightful few days in Zagreb last year, on our seven week road journey from Bath, UK to Cyprus. See Taking the Slow Road to Cyprus.

In case you missed it the other day, I reblogged an excellent article on Croatia published by China Global Times.

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