Travel Blogs from Selce
... called Sweaty Rock, or Sveti Rok as the Croatian’s call it. We were heading straight for it and into a tunnel – 18,632ft long!
And while we’re talking numbers, here’s an update on our road trip stats:
Countries visited = 9
Miles driven = 1,980 miles
Average miles per gallon = 58.0
Cost of fuel = 242 euros
Objects impacted = 2 (both in UK)
Insects killed = ...
Around 10 am we hopped in our car to drive around the island. Our first stop would be Baska all the way in the other side.
First a little bit of info about Krk. Krk is the largest island of the Adriatic Sea
When you first arrive on the island (which is the only island connected to the main land with a bridge) the landscape looks more like you've arrived on the moon than on a mediteranian island. It's dry ...
Departed on another wet day. After our peninsular stay we moved onto Rijeka about 450km north only 30 min from the Italian boarder. Rijeka was un upmarket port city. Young people and tourist filled the squares and the port pier. Great fir evening walks. Our apartment was small ...
... and cards were not welcome. My birthday feast now involved one mixed grill that had to be shared between us. With no more ice-cold Karlovackos. A neat irony for one who does not share food. Perhaps the Birthday Gods were teaching me a lesson.
It is not easy being 53.
We returned to Red and the snails, and happily found some old cans of Polish beer, and tucked into some bread and cheese purchased earlier in Zadar. The cheese was somewhat uncertain. I was not entirely sure ...
... 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.