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After seeing Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979, we wondered why it hasn't been placed on the short list of the world’s greatest natural wonders. It’s an amazing place, where words will fail to do it justice. So this will be relatively brief, with photos hopefully doing the job of thousands of words.
... The boys (Dwight is 37) were leaving early Monday morning for Scotland, and the rest of us are headed out to various locations this week. Because we had an all-day hike scheduled for the next morning, we thought we'd start early and be done around 10. Didn't happen. The party went on until the wee hours.... After a two hour drive into the mountains, we arrived at Plitvice National Park. Plitvice is a series of ...
... people went more than once I am sure could figure out that you didn’t have to pay if you didn’t want to. (But then you couldn’t take the train or bus. But when you take into consideration the number of people that visit each day (tens of thousands literally) and the cost of 20Euro per person; the amount of money they are raking in is phenomenal. I clearly need to own my own national park.
The thing that amazed me was the signs everywhere (and online) ...
having to have our passports checked all over again at the Bulgarian border!
Luckily they didn’t require us to take our luggage out.
As a result of this long wait, we got to the capital of
Bulgaria, Sofia, a lot later than expected. This meant we barely had time to
freshen up after checking in at our hotel before we had to be back on the bus
for a short driving tour followed by an abridged walking tour. I felt really
sorry for the tour ...
... race tasks (saying good morning to folks in Croatian, buying homemade treats from the Dolac, and obtain brochures from the Upper Town) we bought some cherries and apricots for the upcoming bus trip to Plitvice. At the moment we are driving through beautiful farmland. The bus is packed and fortunately we purchased our tickets yesterday guaranteeing us a seat. We tried to purchase tickets for the trip from the national park to Split tomorrow (at the suggestion of a young lady at ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHouse Marija Rakovica
We enjoyed a quiet stay here, with a comfortable, spacious two-room apartment. The hosts offered us homemade schnapps and fresh fruit as a welcome. A grocery store is across the street and a great restaurant is within easy walking distance. This is an enjoyable place to stay.
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