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... finally able to be unleashed on the nearby markets. Bec was suitably impressed with the quality of fresh fruit and the availability of fresh seafood, as well as enjoying a perusal of cheap clothing and food vendors present. We had ridiculously cheap bananas (compared to Australia anyway) for starters and also bought an apple, pomegranate and a cheese burek. From there we headed into the city centre, unfortunately, today of all days, was Croatian ...
The next day we spent enjoying the town, walking around and taking it all in.
In the morning we have a travel day that will leave us gasping, starting with a 7 AM ferry back to Venice, a train to Manarola in the Cinque Terra. The trip will take us about 12 hours by the time we check-in again.
We really enjoyed Slovenia and Croatia, both beautiful countries with great towns and would go back to either.
we stoped in Pula to say hello to Marco (old business partner of Dide) and it turned out that there was an international hockey tournament taking place in the collesiem (almost 2000 years old) between Croatia and Russia - what a treat.
Finally, made our way down to Metcovic, just in time for one day of sun on the beach, before the rain - forcast for the next couple of days.
More to follow as i need to sign off now as we need to get the car back to Metcovic.
Because of the words "don't you need a visa for Croatia?" asked of us when checking in for the bus, our heart rate accelerated a tad when we pulled up at the boarder of the coastal country. We hadn’t even realised that Croatia isn’t part of the EU yet. It turned out the check in lady had made us worry for no reason as more ink was stamped onto a page in our passport and we stepped into Croatia.
We stopped in Zadar, where we booked a ...
... so began our love affair with this lovely town.
In the morning I sent an email off to the ferry company telling them of my loss and asking if a camera had been found to let me know. When we got to Ljubjlana, I read their reply: yes it was there waiting to picked up! I still will pick up a camera for this part of our trip and retrieve my camera on our return to Rovinj.