Travel Blogs from Opatija
... walked along the Lungomare to
Volosko. A resort village but with a real fishing fleet. I gather
that Volosko has many renowned restaurants so we will try one
Back in Opatija we found a market hall
very close to our flat. We were delighted to buy some vegetables,
cheeses, a salami sausage etc, Best of all there was a separate fish
market that was obviously very well ...
Saturday 31st May Last
full day in Opatija
Consulting our landlady about a
reasonable fish restaurant she said there was only one that she would recomment and that was in Volosko, about 20 minutes walk along the Lungomare. It was only a tiny place with about
6 tables along the kerbside. Going inside a very small shopfront
there is a refrigerated display cabinet with a small ...
... shabby. I was dog tired but we went out exploring Kensington High Street and gawking at it all. It is a culture shock after the peace and quiet and space of the mountains. We ambled back to the Crown and Sword, a pub across from the hotel. It has free wifi compared to pay wifi at the hotel. We had a pint and salad with chicken. Yummy! Cleaned the grubby off my body and crashed. It has been a very long day. Tomorrow here I ...
Last hike in Croatia It is a nostalgic day as we start out on our last hike. The two weeks have flown by. Made some fine new friends who I want to stay in touch with. The chats along the trail today were confirming that. We walked right from the hotel up into the mountain to the tree line. It was a steep ascent that took us to an old village called Tapeci. It is ruin and inhabited, typical Dalmatian architecture which shows arches and ...
... a tornado but I understand the sound is deafening. Well that was this sound. Almost otherworldly. Bought a bag of chips, came home and cleaned up then drank a pivo and munched chips and was a happy camper. After dinner tonight we had a series of quiz challenges in the bar. Two groups more or less with lots if laughter and shouting out answers and fun. Good night. Back to hiking tomorrow. Am anxious to get going ...