Travel Blogs from Plitvice Lakes National Park
... yesterday's walk to the highest point we saw a road which appeared to run down the other side of the park, and we were determined to find the start of this today and explore. We were in luck in the next half hour as we found a store open to buy food and the road I had been searching for. The drive allowed us to see the end (or start maybe) of the huge deep gash through rock hills that makes up this lake system and drive through a quiet country road with dappled light from ...
... I knew I wasn’t in Palestine as it was only 33C. I knew Canada was far away, and I knew it wasn’t Greece as everyone I have met here was so incredibly helpful, and sweet. Like, scary nice. They are amazing!!
Eventually coming to our lodgings we checked in and headed the 10 minutes to the lakes. I had no idea. The colour, the green, the plethora of waterfalls, the little fishies, the utter beauty. Pure nature. I was in heaven!!!
Walking along ...
... With this in mind we arrived at the national park. We found an 'autocamp' which was pretty good and had internet and a washing machine, but it was pretty expensive at 23 euros. We researched the waterfall walks and discovered that it would cost 110 kuna (about 16 euros) for us each to get into the park and 70 kuna (about 10 euros) to park the van (only 7 kuna to park a car, what ...
... we all got a fill of seafood, something we haven’t been getting a
lot of since Greece! We then headed back to the hotel for a semi-early night as
we had to jump back on the couch the next morning to head through another
border to Serbia!
Tour Day 31:
Another day, another border. Today we headed from Bulgaria
to Serbia to continue our Balkans experience. Thank god for a quicker border
crossing! Post-check in, we headed out for another ...
... of gorgeous photos.
The next morning, most of the group took the tram to the highest point of the trails and hiked several miles down to a central lake where we all met up on the island. From there, we took a second boat to the far end where we continued our hike, first to the tallest waterfall and then up the mountain on the side of the valley to where our bus waited. I enjoyed our evening hike far more - - nobody else had been around, the light had been ...