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... called Sweaty Rock, or Sveti Rok as the Croatian’s call it. We were heading straight for it and into a tunnel – 18,632ft long!
And while we’re talking numbers, here’s an update on our road trip stats:
Countries visited = 9
Miles driven = 1,980 miles
Average miles per gallon = 58.0
Cost of fuel = 242 euros
Objects impacted = 2 (both in UK)
Insects killed = ...
... our car on a make shift parkinglot and walked down to the beach. We walked by a cute little harbor. Of course the water was cold but refreshing. Erwin managed to spot a couple of fish without snorkling gear. He actualy managed to take a picture of it!
After we dried up we went back to the car. Our next place was Vrbnik. You had wonderful views and beautiful bays and tiny little streets where hardly a car ...
... so before we could put up the tent, we had to remove the larger rocks. Our neighbours were Finnish and Dutch.
We talked with the Dutch people and they told us they had been there for 1 month and they came back each year for 30 years! Wow!
After we put up our tent we explored the campground. It looks good. We are fairly close to the ...
... considered a bit odd on the street, but is fine on the camp site. I began to wonder if Autocamp Sibinj was in fact one of the many naturist camps along the Dalmatian Coast. Clearly not a place for the 53 year old Englishman.
For a slap-up birthday dinner, we popped down to the appealingly hippy-ish campsite cafe, and ordered two ice-cold Karlovackos, which were very welcome. It was still extremely hot. But then, we shockingly discovered that we had not kept enough Croatian ...
They had a delightful breakfast and really enjoyed the fresh orange juice. They went for a walk by the sea organ again and meet a couple from the Black Country.
It really was getting too hot already so they went into the shade of the narrow streets. After looking at some Roman remains,they found the best ice cream yet to cool off.
Back to the hotel for coffee and a sleep for Ed, it is hard being the birthday boy! ...