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Hi Nautical fans, my name is
Miguel and today I will share with you a story about a magnificent journey on
the island of Krk, that I visited last summer with my friend Manuela Sometimes.
never sailed in her life, so I decided to show here the world from a sailing
boat perspective. We rented one of my favorite sailboats Jeanneau Sun Fast 32 Yacht
from Croatia´s company SailingEurope, with whom I traveled before ...
... take our time (after all, there's at least 30mins on the parking meter).
First up is the Roman Amphitheater which dates back to 1st century. It is quite an imposing structure - not as big as the Colosseum in Rome, bit impressive nevertheless. The amphitheater turns out to be the only sight where you have to pay to go in, all the rest are freestanding monuments scattered about the ...
... before we get to Croatia. This is where we receive a major shock. There we were barreling down the freeway, halfway through Slovenia, when we are flagged down by the police. "Damn," I thought, "A speed trap." Nope - if only it was a speed trap! After we stopped we were approached by one of the policemen (there were about 6 of them) who demanded to see our passports and rego papers. He then proceeded to inform us that we were stopped because we didn't ...
... they are generally near the roots of trees, you go into the forest to search for them. Traditionally, pigs were used to find them, but many people use dogs now instead because the pigs are more likely to eat the truffle once they find it.
But before you hunt for truffles, you must eat truffles. At least that was the theory of the family that hunts truffles and set up these tours for people. We had truffle cow cheese, truffle goat cheese, ...
... to move, we walked out the front door, crossed the plaza and returned to Konoba Pod Voltom for another dinner – our last in Croatia. We enjoyed more truffles, this time over chicken (me) and steak (Jack).
Fully sated in our tummies and our souls, we strolled under cloudy skies before sleeping in near silence. Occasionally, the truffle-hunting dogs would break the stillness with excited barks indicating they had struck white or black gold. The stuff that dreams are made ...