Travel Blogs from Krk
we had over 100 teachers & students - mostly students - with us for this, and it was incredible. covered a lot of work and emotions...and angst.
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! ...
... can sort it out.
Opatija was developed as a resort town
for the aristocracy of the Hapsburg empire so it has had wonderful
public works projects along the foreshore. This includes the
Lungomare, a 13 km long elegant public walkway along the shoreline.
Everywhere else the seashore is alienated by private dwellings and
massive hotels that like to make their bit of seashore ...
... It had been cooked on a hotplate
with lightly cooked garlic and parsley on top. Quite oily but really
good olive oil. Wonderful fresh ingredients cooked simply and well.
A memorable meal. It appeared that they did not do coffee and sweets
just the fish. It was pretty economical too at around A$45 for the 2
of us with a half litre of wine.
After our wonderful lunch we meandered
Farewell to Croatia Up at 4:30, jumped into comfy clothes, brought my suitcase to the lobby, joined the gang for one last time at breakfast at 5, and boarded the bus for the 4 hour trip to the airport at Dubrovnik. I sat with Sarah, a sweet new friend who is going to meet Leslie and me on Tuesday to do some things in her hometown of London. We chatted and snoozed. Finally we were there, scrambled through the ticket line, ...