Travel Blogs from Rijeka
Riyeka is our next destination. The drive from Pula presented us with mountains, windy roads and great views to the Adriatic Sea. There were stops to take in the splendor of nature. We arrive in Riyeka, Croatia's main shipping port, a key rail and road junction and an industrial city that in the Roman times was the city of Tarsatica. We see the …
... could see a likely place on google earth. In the end we found the one Ed was looking for. It was right by the sea. We faffed about a bit as Willow had parked me on a terrace the wrong way round but we got sorted in the end.
They did some sorting out then went for supper at the beach bar. It cooled off in the end and they had avery pleasant supper. By opening the boot and leaving it open, it was cool enough to sleep.
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 ...
... 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
... line, the security line and had a few minutes to spend our last few Kunas for a coffee. I joined Freddy, sweet Freddy, one of the HF leaders we had in Petravac. He was heading home to his wife Ruth and to do some gardening before his next assignment in 10 days to Rhodes. What a life! The flight was smooth. I had an aisle seat. I much prefer the window and the gal in that seat played solitaire on her iPad all the ...