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 …
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Last hike in Croatia It is a nostalgic day as we start out on our last hike. The two weeks have flown by. Made some fine new friends who I want to stay in touch with. The chats along the trail today were confirming that. We walked right from the hotel up into the mountain to the tree line. It was a steep ascent that took us to an old village called Tapeci. It is ruin and inhabited, typical Dalmatian architecture which shows arches and ...