Travel Blogs from Opatija
The glamping cabin held up well to the 3C temperatures though we did use the electric heater and Mia added her sleeping bag. We got up and had some fruit for breakfast on our way to Vintgar Gorge outside a nearby village.
It was as portrayed in the brochures and we were happy to pass a large group as we entered the park. A series of …
... we left Rovinj and we saw a combination of beautiful green national parks, dry rocky landscapes and some huge mountain ranges. After 2 hours driving we both felt a stop was needed for a break and bite to eat, so we pulled into a lovely seaside town called Novi Vinodolski. After doing a “Basil Fawlty” on the Croatian parking meter and eventually getting the machine to issue a ticket, we wandered into the harbour for ...
... the first thunderclap and fairly soon after that I heard ths first raindrops on the tent, I jumped out of bed and began to put the drying rack in the front part of the tent so it would stay dry. I also put the chairs there, so we could sit dry in the morning.
The thunderstorm was off somewhere on thd mainland and bounced around in the mountains, so this time we only got a bit rain instead of hail or a downpour.
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 ...
... walked along the Lungomare to
Volosko. A resort village but with a real fishing fleet. I gather
that Volosko has many renowned restaurants so we will try one
Back in Opatija we found a market hall
very close to our flat. We were delighted to buy some vegetables,
cheeses, a salami sausage etc, Best of all there was a separate fish
market that was obviously very well ...