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Travel Blogs from Plitvice Lakes National Park
Having learnt and experienced the detail of the park layout and points of interest yesterday, we took a slow and restful start to the day. Too restful for the one local shop where we arrived at 11.05 to buy food for breakfast to find they had shut at 11 for the day. We quickly psychologically and gastrically regrouped and reassured ourselves we would buy a strudel from stalls outside the park. To no avail. So we pressed on with our park plans and hoped we would find somewhere to ...
From the entrance we caught a train that runs through the mountains up to station 3. From here we hiked down one of the mountains until we saw our first lake. It was so stunning, I have never seen water so blue in my life. It was something straight out of a fairytale with little fish swimming everywhere, butterflies, dragonflies etc. The further down the mountain we got the more beautiful it became. We would pass gorgeous ...
... through the absolutely stunning Bosnian countryside!
Sarajevo is a city of juxtapositions. In the old center of Sarajevo, there are
beautiful quaint buildings that create a cobble-stoned medieval city.
Surrounding this are Soviet era buildings, which are riddled in bullet holes
from snipers, a legacy of the Yugoslavian war. We were given some free time to
explore the beautiful old town, before a delicious traditional Bosnian meal,
after which some of us ...
... them. It would have been such a great scenery to swim around.
We couldn't help feeling we timed our visit pretty well, as we arrived most people were leaving, it meant there were few people in the park while we were, giving us a nice quiet stroll, as oppose to having to fight our way through people to get around.
We finished the night off by heading out for Pizza - it was fresh, delicious and ...
Tally writing... This morning we left the capital Zagreb and headed to the amazing national park plitvic jezera. When I say amazing, that is an understatement. If anyone is even considering visiting Croatia this particular park is an absolute must!! Its not the cheapest place to enter but we blagged a student price lol however every penny is worth it. After a steep winding drive up the mountains to the entrance we parked Wally in the well ...