Travel Blogs from Opatija
... 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 ...
... and MC.
I gather there was an Italian
component and groups from Slovenia and all over the former
Yugoslavia. An a'capella group in national costume did really well,
I often find single sex groups lacking the harmonic range we have
come to expect, but this group, (Zora, I think they were named) had
a contralto that really filled in the harmonies well.
The instruments ranged from ...
... for the stop we needed to get to the hotel. Finding the right track in the subway, or underground as they call it here, means up and across and down, over platforms and it's Saturday afternoon about 3 pm and very busy and we are heaving our heavy suitcases through the mobs and onto escalators or just hefting them up and down stairs. What a workout!! When we get off, a man gave us directions for our hotel and we walked ...
... was superb. The hotel and restaurant are fantastic and if you are in the area you should try both. We have a fantastic view from our balcony. We are now waiting for Edi, Mirna, Davor and Katrina for a late lunch or early dinner. Edi, Mirna and Mak arrive after lunch and Edi drives us up to the hills surrounding Opatija. We drive up the steep and windy road first to the restaurant and then to the peak to see if we can obtain ...
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 ...