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Travel Blogs from Rovinj
Rovinj is a city in Croatia on the Istrian peninsula. We spent three nights there. It rained, but we still got the chance to go for swim. The water was so clear you could see your feet and lots of dead jellyfish. In the mediterranean sea there is lots of jellyfish.
We celebrated Tom's 4th birthday with cake and then we went bike ...
... providing not only a stunning visual display, but also a very defensible castle with secret passageways in and out and a water supply from the river flowing through the mountain itself. The most famous story that highlights the strength of this castle had to do with the knight Erazem Luegger. He apparently ****** off the Holy Roman Emperor (Frederick III) by siding with his enemy, Matthew Corvinus, the Hungarian king. Fred got pretty annoyed and sent ...
... the site justice, I think my camera setting was not right. Lots of geology here which much of it I didn't really understand. The cave for dummies explanation is the water drips down from the surface of the earth, the drip evaporates and the mineral is left. Different minerals make different colors. This is an explanation for a kindergarten class but that is about as much detail as I can provide. Wish I had better pictures. The colors and shapes were incredible. ...
... consumed - 90,000
calories burnt - 85,000 (fingers crossed)
wonderful sights seen - about 50 (at least 5 per day)
castles explored - 3
stomach bugs picked up - 1 (but he was a beauty)
ankle injuries - 2 (but clearly minor)
So, it's farewell to Mishka, my trusty friend over the past week, who has served me well, as well as to Slovenia.
Tomorrow we hit Croatia. By car. Because there is only so much bike seat my bum can take.
And so having left lovely Slovenia, we drive down the Croatian coast a short way to the delightful little village of Vsar. The campsite, Camping Osera on the outskirts of the village is perfect. We have a view overlooking the Adriatic Sea, and a small restaurant nearby. The only thing were lacking at the moment is sunshine in large amounts. The washing has been done, but the rain isn't letting me get it ...