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Preseren Square in Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, features the Triple Bridge and the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Preseren Square in Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, features the Triple Bridge and the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

The Town Tower and Ptuj Town Theater on Slovene Square in Ptuj, Slovenia.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Town Tower & Town Theater on Slovene Square in Ptuj, Slovenia. The Orpheus Monument, a carved marble Roman tombstone that...

Pannonhalma Monastery, a Benedictine Abbey that is currently home to 50 monks

Perhaps it was my imagination. The lavender harvest had been completed two weeks earlier, but as I trudged up the hill in temperatures hovering near the century mark, the air still...

Library of the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma in northern Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The library at the Benedictine Pannonhalma Abbey, founded in 996. The library holds more than 360,000 volumes, and the ceiling of...

Wine casks in the cellars beneath the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma, in northern Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Wine casks in the cellars beneath the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma, in northern Hungary.

Detail of some of the items that have been left in front of the memorial by holocaust survivors, descendants, and concerned citizens

Kiraly Street is the new mecca for the younger generation in Budapest. By day shoppers frequent its upscale boutiques, coffee shops, and designer outlets. After dark it hops with nightlife, offering...