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Rovinj is a city in Croatia on the Istrian peninsula. We spent three nights there. It rained, but we still got the chance to go for swim. The water was so clear you could see your feet and lots of dead jellyfish. In the mediterranean sea there is lots of jellyfish.
We celebrated Tom's 4th birthday with cake and then we went bike ...
... to capture Erazem. Fortunately for Erazem, his castle proved as defensible as predicted and resisted a siege for 1 year and 1 day, sending out cherries to taunt them and show that he was alive and well. In the end, the siege ended when he was killed by a cannonball…while on the toilet. What a way to go…caught with your pants down! The castle itself was beautiful and we really enjoyed our visit…other than having to outrun an ...
... had a guided tour of the barns and watched the mares race back to the stable at the end of the day. The thunder of the hoofs and the speed made them seem like a stampede. Very fun to watch. There were several new colts already born and out frolicking around but still with their mothers. Two more colts are due in the next few weeks. I believe there will be nearly 40 colts this season. The colts are black at birth but will eventually turn white by age 10. ...
... consumed - 90,000
calories burnt - 85,000 (fingers crossed)
wonderful sights seen - about 50 (at least 5 per day)
castles explored - 3
stomach bugs picked up - 1 (but he was a beauty)
ankle injuries - 2 (but clearly minor)
So, it's farewell to Mishka, my trusty friend over the past week, who has served me well, as well as to Slovenia.
Tomorrow we hit Croatia. By car. Because there is only so much bike seat my bum can take.
Friday, May 2, 2014
We stayed in Porec last night and ate at Pizza Nonos for lunch. This little town is the most touristy of any that we have
been in. We loved the coastal walk around the old city.
In the afternoon, we drove to another coastal town, Ravinj, and loved this place the best of all! ...