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... so nice being able to speak and understand Italian - and I know that Croatian is a Balkan language which uses a different alphabet and phonetic system. To add to my concerns, we met this lovely lovely Croatian waitress in Austria (who could speak 10 languages - including Croatian) and we asked her if Croatian was difficult to learn - and she said YES! The most difficult!
So, Wade would hear me express concerns about the language like; how are we going to communicate ...
... beside the water. Upon returning the bikes, we stopped off at the main winery on the island, GRK, where we sampled red, white, and some kind of brandy, which I could have done without. We then found a bar right along the beach where we had a beer and admired the views of the water in Lumbarda.
After walking back, we quickly got ready and left the apartment for a boat trip we had booked ahead of time. We left a little later than we should have, plus ...
... leave for four hours in Split and Darlene wanted to meet them at the arrival dock.
But the city of Split had been praised by so many travelers, we wanted to add it to our itinerary regardless. We were glad we did. The city lies on the banks of the Adriatic with stunning islands surrounding and ferries providing transportation to Italy as well as the Croatian Islands.
... Inside it's ancient walls built in the 4 th century, are temples & private homes that were built there over the centuries. We also went outside the palace walls to see the medieval city. After a brief break sitting at a cafe on the promenade, we reconnected with our group for a short coastal drive to Omis where we boarded small boats to float down ...
... We walked into the Melbourne crew's hostel to drop bags off, before heading to get some lunch and then pick the washing up. We had a wander around town, and I had a lightbulb moment that I think will be able to support my new life in Croatia. I thought I would definitely see lots of shirts with "Split"-related puns, however couldn't spot any. We spent the next few hours trying to think of the best one, with a few of my favourites being "Sorry we had to Split", "Split ...