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our destination I have chosen the island of Krk in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia,
because I have already been there few years ago and I tooth it would be
appropriate to take my friend there and show here all the beauties this island
has to offer.
is a popular tourist destination, because of its location and proximity to
Slovenia, southern Germany, Austria ...
... Slobodan returning from the loo, he thought better of it!!!
Camping Pomer, Croatia.
We travel across the border to Croatia, The EEC's newest member. Like night and day, Camping Pomer is the complete opposite of Camping Adria. In defence of Slovenia, they have a very short coastline, in contrast, Croatia, with its Islands and Inlets, has thousands of miles. We have found a little gem, nestling next to ...
... and each lake and body of water you came to was so clear and fresh, it was hard to resist the urge to jump in one of them. It’s almost overwhelming to see such beauty in one place, as towards the end of our five hour walk, you almost felt immune to the next waterfall or incredible feature, as the park had no end to them. This area of Croatia was not accessible with the start of the Bosnian/Serbian war, and ...
... story. With a diverse population that fought against being part of Yugoslavia, but also fought against each other, their independence was hard fought over many years (1991 to 1995) with thousands of casualties. Of the Serbs and Croats, neither can be seen as the 'good guys' or 'bad guys' as there was ethnic cleansing on both sides, Enough lecturing.... Only to say that the village of Otocac was on the front line ...
... inside the church as it is early, despite the fact that I am bearing my knees. I think I have got away with it until I cross the road for a coffee, only to find the radio playing Chris Rea' Road To Hell. Oh dear, I was caught after all.
After a whizz around some other sights, I head for the beach and get in some sun bathing, even thouhh it is mostly ...