Travel Blogs from Novi Vinodolski
... waiters decided to give us the coffee and cake as a present for Ed's birthday. It was the only present he had (except 2 beautiful silk ties bought in Split the day before).
Eventually they decided we had to leave which was a shame but on to new adventures.
We went back onto the winding road through the mountain we had come on the week before. It really was very spectacular. I had to work quite hard but it is ...
Friday 30 May Opatija
We have a difficulty with one of our
credit cards today. Alison's mastercard does not work either in
teller machines or in supermarket purchases. We have my 28 degree
card but we are totally reliant on that now so it is a bit of a
concern. When we get to somewhere we have a good solid internet
connection we will skype call mastercard in Australia and see if ...
... 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 ...
... line, the security line and had a few minutes to spend our last few Kunas for a coffee. I joined Freddy, sweet Freddy, one of the HF leaders we had in Petravac. He was heading home to his wife Ruth and to do some gardening before his next assignment in 10 days to Rhodes. What a life! The flight was smooth. I had an aisle seat. I much prefer the window and the gal in that seat played solitaire on her iPad all the ...
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 ...