"Old Vine, good Wine and a good Time" Maribor by christine.j
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Some years ago we had to cancel our holiday in Slovenia in the last minute, this time we were determined to go there, even if it was just for a few days.
Our destination was Maribor and we started looking for information about the city, booked our train tickets, looked for a hotel close to the station and booked it, packed our bags and then my husband got food poisoning the day before we were going. We were wondering if there was curse on our plan to go to Slovenia.
The next morning he felt better, but still not good enough to face several hours in a train.So we changed our plan once more and decided to go by car, luckily it was not too far, roughly 750 km.
It was surprisingly hard to get information about Maribor. I got some very good tips and help in the Maribor forum here on VT and on the pages, but the information in the guidebooks I read was sparse, sometimes even contradicting. Getting a city map was impossible outside of Slovenia.
VT member Picek had told me about the Martin's day festivities on 11 November. My daughter extended her stay so she could be there. She loved it, even though she couldn't understand any of the Slovenian performances. But luckily you don't need to speak the language to enjoy the wine.
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