We want to continue to share with you all of the amazing things that BIG BERRY has to offer. Towards the end of our time there we visited the Handicraft Cvitkovič Gallery where we learned about traditional Slovenian crafts and clothing. The owners showed us how they make high-quality garments as well as a tour of the museum showing the local history. It was a nice experience and we could see that they put a lot of hard work into what they do!
Afterwards, we returned to BIG BERRY and relaxed and had a nice lunch. We then went to visit some local sights where we saw some beautiful nature, historic buildings and more.
One of our final activities was a visit to Homemade Delicacies Mojca. This is an amazing restaurant run by a master bread maker and cook. She made fresh bread for all of us and we were able to learn about how she started cooking. She was offered a position on Master Chef Slovenia but she declined it because she was too busy running her restaurant. Needless to say, the bread was delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience!
We really enjoyed our time at BIG BERRY and we would recommend it to anyone who wants to relax in a beautiful setting and get a taste of the local culture. To learn more about BIG BERRY and to book a stay just visit their website here www.bigberry.eu. They have various locations around the world and they are expanding all the time.
It was at this point that we started to leave Slovenia. The drive through the entire country only takes a few hours and before we knew it we were in Italy. We crossed through Italy and then arrived in Marseille, France where Kanicia’s mother and sister live. We had a nice week with them as we got to visit a few local congregations as well as go out in service. Marseille is a very diverse city but it can be a little intense if you’re not used to it. We enjoyed time with family as well as seeing some nice local areas.
After spending time with family in France we left and headed back to Spain. We took the opportunity to do some sightseeing in parts of the country that we hadn’t seen before. Our first stop was Barcelona. We stayed with some friends in the English field in Barcelona who live in the city center. Barcelona has a lot of stuff for tourists and it definitely has that bigger city feel. We visited the Sagrada Familia and some other popular attractions. We felt like we got a good feel for the city in the short time we were there.
After our time in Barcelona, we headed south along the coast. We visited Tarragona and Valencia. Tarragona has a really interesting old part of town which is actually on the UNESCO list. Valencia is a pretty cool town with a lot to offer. We hit all the major highlights and then continued on our way.
We finally returned to Huelva where we live at the end of August. After being gone for nearly two months it felt good to be back. The first weekend of September there was a special campaign organized to reach people in seldom worked territory in the mountains. We had great support and a lot of fun! Now we are getting back to the routine in our home territory. We started regular pioneering in September so that is keeping us busy as we look to continue to expand our ministry and help more people. We hope that you’ve enjoyed this series of posts about Slovenia and that it has opened your eyes to countries less traveled.
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