Travel Blogs from Rab
... 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 = ...
... our car on a make shift parkinglot and walked down to the beach. We walked by a cute little harbor. Of course the water was cold but refreshing. Erwin managed to spot a couple of fish without snorkling gear. He actualy managed to take a picture of it!
After we dried up we went back to the car. Our next place was Vrbnik. You had wonderful views and beautiful bays and tiny little streets where hardly a car ...
... so before we could put up the tent, we had to remove the larger rocks. Our neighbours were Finnish and Dutch.
We talked with the Dutch people and they told us they had been there for 1 month and they came back each year for 30 years! Wow!
After we put up our tent we explored the campground. It looks good. We are fairly close to the ...
... taken to be tiny pebbly stones amidst the grass. And then, closer examination revealed the terrible truth. We were in the midst of a vast plague of miniature white snails: literally, thousands of them, everywhere. Great big clumps of the tiny creatures. At first sight, they seemed static, but like the classic Dr Who monster, the Weeping Angels, they only move when you are not looking at them. Thus adding to the terror. I remember a very similar boyhood nightmare.
To take my ...
... without my Catalytic converter! We really enjoyed being back on the very green side of the mountain and seeing the wolf/bear bridges.
When we came off the motorway we had to go through the mountain again but this time we went over the top! It was not as high here but still great fun. It was a very steep decent on the other side with lots of hairpin bends.
Ed was looking for a campsite he had found on the Internet ...