Travel Blogs from Nin
With time up on the meter we got back on the road and soon picked up signs for Zadar – we were doing well! So well in fact, Ness had to arrange for a new section of the map to be on view and attempt to fold away the old section. Not an easy task with the numerous creases and folds in these old maps! As Basil increased his speed on the highway and the fuel gauge started to fall we arrived at another ...
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 ...
... familiar. It was reassuringly daft to hear the familiar and whimsical tones of Dudley on the edge of the Adriatic Sea. It takes all sorts to make up a world.
We soon discovered that sightseeing in this extremely hot heat was no easy task, but we stuck at it. Zadar is a sort of mini-Split, with Roman bits and a People's Square and white marble pavements and a sentinel tower; but just on a smaller scale. We marvelled at the remains of the Roman forum, built in the ...
They had a delightful breakfast and really enjoyed the fresh orange juice. They went for a walk by the sea organ again and meet a couple from the Black Country.
It really was getting too hot already so they went into the shade of the narrow streets. After looking at some Roman remains,they found the best ice cream yet to cool off.
Back to the hotel for coffee and a sleep for Ed, it is hard being the birthday boy! ...
... before the bridge over to the island of Pag. It was a perfect spot, right on the water's edge and really quiet other than a couple of fishermen. We had a good night's sleep and headed onto Pag. We did some exploring on the way looking for beaches (some of the roads were a bit adventurous for the van) and found an open tourist office with useful information - which is still a revelation to us. We headed to a big campsite with a windsurf school so must have some wind. ...
Other places to stay in Nin
Draznikova 76 T, Nin | 3 star hotelfrom $55