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Stallions, Spas and Soldiers' Ghosts
By Cindy Loose, Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, June 16, 2002
I HAD MY HEART set on traveling to Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, but missed the planning meeting where assignments for the Travel section are decided. So here I am in Bled, Slovenia.
Gliding over a clear blue Alpine lake, beneath a castled cliff. In a gondola-like boat rowed by an old man. Headed for a tiny island topped by an ancient church.