Travel Blogs from Zagreb
It was an early morning...out at 7:30 with a shuttle to the train station. Today's train ride was only about 2 hours though and we got to Zagreb in good time for a big early lunch at the Restoran Katedral or something like that. It was right across the street from the Cathedral and we could almost see the spires. We took a long time over the …
Varazdin to Zagreb
Packed up this morning and left our
flat at the entirely civilised hour of 10:30. The bus trip to Zagreb
of close to 2 hours is a very leisurely jaunt off the main tollway
and stopping at innumerable villages along the way. We eventually
got back to the bus station and trundled our cases for the half forty
minutes around to our flat. We were a bit early so I went on to the
... their ticket, but I didn’t want to do that. Her apartment is very nice – it actually looks very Chinese, which is strange because it’s not like she had a say in the design when it was built. I begin to think that it’s not really a Chinese thing, but a non-US thing to have that particular kind of tiled floor and kitchens and bathrooms. It’s probably much easier to clean!
Xiaojie had to get ready for her class (she ...
... fancied himself as a bit of a comedian so we spent a great deal of the lunch laughing along with him and generally enjoying our time. It was nice to sit back in a local establishment, take it all in and enjoy local hospitality of the Zagreb people.
Once our bellies were full and our jaws were sore from laughter we paid our bill with a nice tip for this great waiter and headed off to explore the massive cathedral. The cathedral is massive and from ...
... mild. We all got out of the car as the fuel line had been cut and the mini-van was not going any-where. our driver had no phone reception, however, like I said before, we were conveniently next to a information centre, of which the owners were more than happy to let us use their phone. Our driver called Micholvil (the driver of the other mini-van) who came to our aid. Our driver also called a mechanic, who was unable to help us fix the problem over the phone. We had to work as ...