Travel Blogs from Opatija
... br> We were told to order “Red Red Wine” in the bar, which we only gave a score of “One in Ten”, and to top it off they had “A Rat in the Kitchen”. But it turned out the bar was owned by the drummer of the band UB40 – so that explained everything!
So another 193 miles further away from home and another new place to explore. Cheap and sunny, we are really enjoying Croatia.
... treeless. The reason is the salty strong winds along the northeast coast called Bora. On the west side it is quite the opposite. Lush green land with a lot of Oleaders, Lavender and Thyme. There are many nice small and old cities and a coast full of beautiful bays where you can swim.
Like I said, we started at Baska on the other end of the island. It is a small cute city with a 1,8 km long beach. My it was busy. ...
... is nice and the restaurant isn't too far away either.
We had dinner at the restaurant and watched the match Argentina - Switzerland.
Unfortunately Erwin wasn't feeling too wel. He was coughing all the time and had a soar throught.
We made plans for the next day. We will drive around the island and swim at some of the beaches along the way.
Departed on another wet day. After our peninsular stay we moved onto Rijeka about 450km north only 30 min from the Italian boarder. Rijeka was un upmarket port city. Young people and tourist filled the squares and the port pier. Great fir evening walks. Our apartment was small ...
Friday 30 May Opatija
We have a difficulty with one of our
credit cards today. Alison's mastercard does not work either in
teller machines or in supermarket purchases. We have my 28 degree
card but we are totally reliant on that now so it is a bit of a
concern. When we get to somewhere we have a good solid internet
connection we will skype call mastercard in Australia and see if ...