Travel Blogs from Punat
... could see a likely place on google earth. In the end we found the one Ed was looking for. It was right by the sea. We faffed about a bit as Willow had parked me on a terrace the wrong way round but we got sorted in the end.
They did some sorting out then went for supper at the beach bar. It cooled off in the end and they had avery pleasant supper. By opening the boot and leaving it open, it was cool enough to sleep.
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... 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 ...
... wound our way down down to the seaside and walked back along the incredible walkway that hugs the shoreline. It was a grand way to end our grand tour. Time to pack up,then the Hiking Babes met for a final drink to consume all the remains if wine, eat up the cheese and crackers and nuts and chocolate, then join the others for a final meeting. It was bittersweet. Dinner and then to bed. We leave at 6 am so the night will be short. These two ...