Hotel Ros Maris
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... 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 = ...
... and you could look farther than when you're sitting on the beach.
By the time we had had enough of that beach, it was allready 5 pm so we figured we'd check out the rest of the island some other time.
We did some shoping for dinner and had a shower.
Since it was hot the day before and no clouds in the sky to speak of, it did not accure to me that it might rain. So when in the middle of the night I woke ...
... 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 ...
... site, with a series of sensibly sized terraces dropping down to the seashore, with a fine view over the sea looking out towards the big island of Krk. We selected our spot and manoeuvred Red into place.
Everything seemed ideal, but the terrible realisation only gradually dawned. I was aware that our "patch" was strangely crunchy underfoot, like walking on a floor of uncooked pasta shells. I was also dimly aware that the ground was covered in white bits, which I had ...
... 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 ...