Travel Blogs from Rabac
Hi Nautical fans, my name is
Miguel and today I will share with you a story about a magnificent journey on
the island of Krk, that I visited last summer with my friend Manuela Sometimes.
never sailed in her life, so I decided to show here the world from a sailing
boat perspective. We rented one of my favorite sailboats Jeanneau Sun Fast 32 Yacht
from Croatia´s company SailingEurope, with whom I traveled before ...
The Twin Gates and the Arch of Sergian have been integrated into the rest of the city. It's amazing to see everyone walking beneath them as if they were just another part of the city, not relics some 2,000 years old. You can still make out the details of the friezes which adorn them. It is like being on a Hollywood movie set.
After seeing the Temple of Augustus we found a ...
... before we get to Croatia. This is where we receive a major shock. There we were barreling down the freeway, halfway through Slovenia, when we are flagged down by the police. "Damn," I thought, "A speed trap." Nope - if only it was a speed trap! After we stopped we were approached by one of the policemen (there were about 6 of them) who demanded to see our passports and rego papers. He then proceeded to inform us that we were stopped because we didn't ...
... truffles that way but they were all tiny.
When it started to get dark, the group disbanded and all headed our separate ways. Mike and I headed home and back through the Slovenian border. This time, the issue was getting into Slovenia. We were told on our tour in Croatia that Slovenia is basically run by the mob which would explain what happened next. On the Slovenian side of the border, the border guard told us in whatever language he was ...
... but were disappointed in two apartments we saw. A restaurant server came across the street to suggest that we drive up the hill and stop at the “fast food place where the pavement ends” to ask about a room.
It sounded a bit tentative, like meeting someone in a dark alley. But sure enough, Davo stepped out in front of our car as we slowed next to the cafe. We confirmed that we were interested in a room and he guided us to his home, Villa Maria, where ...