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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 ...
For dinner we had to tie the rope from our boat to the rocks on the hillside and pull ourselves along on the dingy trying not to get wet.
We walked like mountain goats to the Batman restaurant and were sat at a beautiful table overlooking the harbour.
We shared a delicious cheese platter with honey and fig dipping sauce and the dinner & dessert ...
... the door actually been open. All of the locals seemed to know each other and an onlooking man rang Boris (landlord) who came, in his own good time, to let us in. Initially, the apartment looked great-much bigger than Dubrovnik, separated kitchen area and sofa; upon slightly closer inspection however and the shine wore off-exposed plugs sockets, no lock on "roof terrace" door and a totally lack of cleaning since the last residents AKA mugs of tea on the side amongst other ...
... Bosnia and Herzegovenia. The stop at customs and a border guard comes on the bus and just looks at your passport and that's it, as far as I can tell. Very painless, especially considering how young of a country Bosnia and Herzegovenia is, and how it was at war with parts of Croatia less than twenty years ago.
There are some extremely, extremely beautiful parts of Croatia that we drove through on the bus ride. It's long, but I ...
... has a different currency. They don't use the Euro like most European countries I will be visiting. They use the Kuna, which has a veey bad and pretty confusing exchange rate. The first day I took out 200 Kuna which is basically equivalent to $40. I know it's so far off. With that I was able to buy a towel, sunscreen, a beer, and my dinner. It was so wierd seeing written prices there. My beer was 19 kuna which is like 3 euros. My towel was 50 Kuna or about 8 euro. ...