Travel Blogs from Crikvenica
... called Sweaty Rock, or Sveti Rok as the Croatian’s call it. We were heading straight for it and into a tunnel – 18,632ft long!
And while we’re talking numbers, here’s an update on our road trip stats:
Countries visited = 9
Miles driven = 1,980 miles
Average miles per gallon = 58.0
Cost of fuel = 242 euros
Objects impacted = 2 (both in UK)
Insects killed = ...
Around 10 am we hopped in our car to drive around the island. Our first stop would be Baska all the way in the other side.
First a little bit of info about Krk. Krk is the largest island of the Adriatic Sea
When you first arrive on the island (which is the only island connected to the main land with a bridge) the landscape looks more like you've arrived on the moon than on a mediteranian island. It's dry ...
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 ...
... familiar. It was reassuringly daft to hear the familiar and whimsical tones of Dudley on the edge of the Adriatic Sea. It takes all sorts to make up a world.
We soon discovered that sightseeing in this extremely hot heat was no easy task, but we stuck at it. Zadar is a sort of mini-Split, with Roman bits and a People's Square and white marble pavements and a sentinel tower; but just on a smaller scale. We marvelled at the remains of the Roman forum, built in the ...
... waiters decided to give us the coffee and cake as a present for Ed's birthday. It was the only present he had (except 2 beautiful silk ties bought in Split the day before).
Eventually they decided we had to leave which was a shame but on to new adventures.
We went back onto the winding road through the mountain we had come on the week before. It really was very spectacular. I had to work quite hard but it is ...