Travel Blogs from Zagreb
... Relationships, a funny yet heartbreaking exhibit featuring contributions of items and stories by people all over the world recounting the story of their broken relationships. The three of us found it to be a unique, intimate experience, almost like peering at a glimpse into the reality of someone else. I would highly recommend it to anyone in Zagreb.
And then we had an adventure. More on that in the next post!
Late addition: ...
we dressed up for our opera at the theatre, 5 minutes away. It was
interesting that very few men wore a tie whereas in Austria
practically everyone dressed up, even at the Volksoper.
The Opera house is a magnificantly
ornate, reletively small (750 seats) house with a large stage. A
wonderful venue which is shared between the state theatre, the ballet
and the opera.
The show was Smetana's ...
... t really matter when it arrives so long as I’m not carrying it around on my back. I’m going to probably do another shipment home from Pamplona right before I start the camino to really get rid of extra things that I still want now, although I’m not really sure what those will be. All in all, I dropped about two kilos off of my pack weight, which should help a lot. I think I’m back down under 8 kilos now, which is still way too heavy ...
... Zagreb. We went to the town of Petrinja about 1 hour south of Zagreb to Marijan, Barica's & Ivana's house where of course they had HUGE amounts of food ready and waiting for us including Mike's favorite Sarma (Croatian/Bosnian cabbage rolls) and a big pot of vegetarian soup for me along with potatoes and breads. But before food we had to drink, and drink some more. Ozujsko Pivo (Croatian beer) for Mike and shots of Kruškovac (Croatian apricot brandy) for me. Oh and ...
... t even want to breathe in their direction when they were checking our passports in case it made them want to kick us off the train too.
We arrived to Zagreb around 5:15pm and immediately wished that we had taken the earlier train. The weather was milder and the city was beautiful. The first thing we noticed though was that the people are legitimate giants here. We passed no less than a dozen men that were seven feet tall in less than a minute. The women are crazy tall ...