Travel Blogs from Gospic
... too far out of reach. Before I knew it Danny was stripping off his socks and shoes, jumping into the water and standing up to his chest in the lake. The camera was quickly rescued and Danny back above water but it had all happened so suddenly I didn't even think to take a photograph of it all using the other (and waterproof!) camera.
We attempted to dry off his shorts to no avail and so he reluctantly abandoned his boxers and donned his soggy wet shorts for ...
... and it was back walking the top half again. A big day walking.
After dinner at the local village restaurant ( the only one) we had pancakes and fruit brandy at our hosts place. She insisted we didn't have a big meal at the restaurant so we could have her pancakes after - how could we refuse. And yes, she cleaned our shoes again.
This is a beautiful park and I have the contact detail of our host if anyone is going there.
Forgot to add into our blog. We must be the only people not smoking in the whole of Croatia and Italy. Every table has at least one smoker. Ashtrays everywhere. Ugh. Music played at every restaurant is a radio station, all English music but no one here speaks ...
Went through pag island today. Only island have ever seen which is basically rocks hardly ant vegetation. Is approx 40k long. Very harsh land but interesting. Then up what felt like 3ks in the air on a twisting road, my toes clutching the floor of the car on every inch. On our way to national park plitvice lakes tomorrow. Tonight suppose to be 3degrees so mountain country as eating dinner tonight with dead bears and dead eagle. ...
... br> our room and then met the group for an orientation walk to town and then dinner
on our own. We had dinner with Tina and
a group. Sandy had grilled jumbo shrimp,
messy but good. I had a steak and
mushroom sauce, very good. After dinner
we took a walk around the city walls and then the 10 minute back to the
hotel. A great day island hopping and
tomorrow is our long awaited "vacation from our vacation" day!