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We were up early and left the apartment by 7.30am, the drive to Pag Island only took 1.5hrs which was a lot quicker than Jo initially thought. Pag town was situated on both sides of two islands connected by a causeway. The drive towards Kolan was up the mountain and there were excellent views to the coast and ocean below. The photos unfortunately don't show off the landscape to its full potential.
... We through this around with some of the others from our
group in the water for a while before I insisted we leave the each before I got
sunburnt as we had been there for 3 hours. It was just beautiful!
Back at the hotel we had a nap for another two hours,
clearly catching up on some needed sleep. We got ready for dinner around 7:00
and went out with Paul and Amanda to a place recommended by Hugh and Ishty. The
food there ...
... called "The Flower" commemorate those who perished. The museum focuses on the stories of those who survived. They were heartbreaking. After spending time in the museum, I walked through a hay field to The Flower. Underneath the monument there is a crypt where bodies found in the fields nearby were exhumed and reburied. I was the only person there. I do not want to blog about the horrific crimes that were committed in Jasenovac. If you have the stomach, google ...
... and blue caps, a leftover from the communist rule but an equal number of people in jackets sporting the national colours of Croatia.
We stayed the night at a little campsite, about 60km the other side of Zagreb, in a small village called Duga Resa, a few houses and a small dark shop, where we got some bread. We only stayed the one night as we wanted to head for the coast. We were off again, fairly early the ...
... of people out of town thus far . So as far as I can ascertain he is an ancient policeman. A nearby sign said that he was Bishop Grgur from the tenth century. I think that that is impossible, you can’t be a bishop with a surname like that.
Seriously though, this town hails from the 9th century BC ! and that IS very old. Zadar itself is also very old and was first noted 400 BC .
Anyway still haven’t seen a Dalmatian ...