Travel Blogs from Opatija
With time up on the meter we got back on the road and soon picked up signs for Zadar – we were doing well! So well in fact, Ness had to arrange for a new section of the map to be on view and attempt to fold away the old section. Not an easy task with the numerous creases and folds in these old maps! As Basil increased his speed on the highway and the fuel gauge started to fall we arrived at another ...
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 ...
... dud the job. It was in an old port side 4 story building old staircase but had the best local market at our door. Veg, fish, meat, it had it all. During our week we did a day tour to Pula, and ancient port village complete with roman gates and walls and an amphitheatre like ...
absolutely fresh. We bought half a kilo of anchovies that I spent
some considerable time gutting before cooking them up for tea. The
anchovies, boiled new potatoes, Rocket and tomatoes for tea with a
bottle of local Istrian white.
In the morning we had to air the flat
as well as we could as the fried anchovy smell is difficult to shift
but it was worth it.
... Lungomare and stopped on the way for coffee and cake
just to complete the excess.
Tonight there is a dance troupe doing
a show at an outdoor theatre on the foreshore so we are looking
forward to that.
The song and dance troupes in national
dress was a thoroughly enjoyable show. It was really professionally
produced by the Grad (Town Council I think). Great audio, ...