Travel Blogs from Opatija
With time up on the meter we got back on the road and soon picked up signs for Zadar – we were doing well! So well in fact, Ness had to arrange for a new section of the map to be on view and attempt to fold away the old section. Not an easy task with the numerous creases and folds in these old maps! As Basil increased his speed on the highway and the fuel gauge started to fall we arrived at another ...
... and you could look farther than when you're sitting on the beach.
By the time we had had enough of that beach, it was allready 5 pm so we figured we'd check out the rest of the island some other time.
We did some shoping for dinner and had a shower.
Since it was hot the day before and no clouds in the sky to speak of, it did not accure to me that it might rain. So when in the middle of the night I woke ...
... is nice and the restaurant isn't too far away either.
We had dinner at the restaurant and watched the match Argentina - Switzerland.
Unfortunately Erwin wasn't feeling too wel. He was coughing all the time and had a soar throught.
We made plans for the next day. We will drive around the island and swim at some of the beaches along the way.
... dud the job. It was in an old port side 4 story building old staircase but had the best local market at our door. Veg, fish, meat, it had it all. During our week we did a day tour to Pula, and ancient port village complete with roman gates and walls and an amphitheatre like ...
absolutely fresh. We bought half a kilo of anchovies that I spent
some considerable time gutting before cooking them up for tea. The
anchovies, boiled new potatoes, Rocket and tomatoes for tea with a
bottle of local Istrian white.
In the morning we had to air the flat
as well as we could as the fried anchovy smell is difficult to shift
but it was worth it.