Two people, heading out. Improvised road trip to Trieste, now part of Italy, a short diversion from larger trip to Croatia. History of Trieste: invasions and empires, Austria, old Yugoslavia, Slovenia, France, Rome. Entry from Rijeka, Pula, Croatia; to Trieste; return to Croatia through Slovenia. Travel hub: Europe Road Ways; hub for conflicts issues, cultural exploitations, warfare, see Studying War.