Grand Hotel Dramalj
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... while we both were served main size & amazingly fresh, tender Adriatic squid with cheap Cockta, all for 154kn (roughly $30). Feeling full and lazy, we hit the city centre in one last effort to find a magnet which we successfully found in one of the cities only newsagents. From there we headed back to our rooms and looked up our train and accommodation for tomorrow, as one day was definitely enough to feel like we had seen the crux of what Rijeka had to ...
... over the mass of water ways we passed. We changed into our dry gear and followed the tarmac in the dark back to Rijeka.
Slowly we emerged from our night’s sleep and reluctantly returned the Audi. With Dino in tow we went for a look around the new shopping mall before heading to the university restaurant for lunch. With some subsidising from the government the already cheap pizzas got even cheaper. We consumed slice after slice until we ...
... but with toxicly orange pasta sauce which we then all had smeared round our chops for the rest of the day)
Time for a wander so strolled round 'town' for a bit and bought a proper snorkel. Woohoo time to test it out so back in the sea!! Got to see loads more with the snorkel in place, even spotted a cool electric blue swordfish eel type fish and a load of sea cucumber things.
Once shrivelled like a prune we headed back to camp to sort out dinner and chill ...
... an island connected to the mainland by a bridge. The scenery here is very different, still quite mountainy but very gravelly rocky and arid but with lots of shrubby plants.
Already we could see how clear the sea was and started getting very excited! We jumped off at a stop called Malinska, a small-ish fishing village which is a bit touristy by the harbour and shores with some bars ...
... be a challenge.
"Would you prefer this colloquial tone," I continued, "or would you prefer something more - professional?"
"What does 'professional' mean to you?" Vjeko asked me, squinting his eyes.
"Well, I guess, something a bit more detached - if you want, that is. This might be a bit intense for the first business email you send him."
He folded his arms across his chest, "This, here, is an example of an old paradigm ...