Hotel Villa Kapetanovic
Travel Blogs from Opatija
Well 193 miles actually for today’s drive to Zadar, journey time roughly 4 hours, one of the longer legs of our European road trip. So it was time to say goodbye to Tatty Cat but we didn’t bother because he’s DEAF! So after narrowly avoiding the tatty ball of fluff in the middle of the driveway, we were on our way.
Remember we don’t have satnav in Croatia, but we felt confident we could ...
... 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 ...
... dud the job. It was in an old port side 4 story building old staircase but had the best local market at our door. Veg, fish, meat, it had it all. During our week we did a day tour to Pula, and ancient port village complete with roman gates and walls and an amphitheatre like ...
absolutely fresh. We bought half a kilo of anchovies that I spent
some considerable time gutting before cooking them up for tea. The
anchovies, boiled new potatoes, Rocket and tomatoes for tea with a
bottle of local Istrian white.
In the morning we had to air the flat
as well as we could as the fried anchovy smell is difficult to shift
but it was worth it.
and salads to choose. We had smoked anchovies as an antipasto with
bread and a salad of cucumber, the yellow potatoes that we have seen
extensively, beans and tomatoes and a little lettuce. The olive oil
on the table was really good. The house white was also really good
local wine of the style we we become used to.
We had a fish each (Sea Bass I think).
It arrived on a plate by ...