Travel Blogs from Njivice
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... shabby. I was dog tired but we went out exploring Kensington High Street and gawking at it all. It is a culture shock after the peace and quiet and space of the mountains. We ambled back to the Crown and Sword, a pub across from the hotel. It has free wifi compared to pay wifi at the hotel. We had a pint and salad with chicken. Yummy! Cleaned the grubby off my body and crashed. It has been a very long day. Tomorrow here I ...
... 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 ...