Travel Blogs from Rabac
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.
... piano accordion accompaniment to a 5 piece group with violin, double
bass, 2 guitars and, of course, the piano accordion.
The dance troupes were the centre
piece of the show. There were Dervishes that I could recognise as
well as the Italian and Slovenian groups. I think it was a local
Croatian group who had a group of youngsters who stole the show at
times. A wonderful evening.
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 ...
... The sun was hot. It was another workout. Thank goddess we had been climbing mountains for two weeks. Seemed like a breeze... What can I say about the hotel?? Hmmmm... You don't get what you don't pay for. Tiny, cramped, not too clean, narrow halls and stairs. But there is a lift, AC, breakfast, the bathroom is newer. TV, and the bed is comfy. We are on Holland Road, a long street of older elegant row houses. Older ...
... been a fabulous experience. The landscape and scenery was spectacular. The HF leaders were wonderful and made everything seamless. The hotels and food were amazing. The weather was fab. And the new friends are absolutely wonderful. I never expected to visit Montenegro and Croatia, but hey, when opportunity knocks you open the door. Positive all the way. You should try it yourself. I was happy to have you hike along. Good night. Sweet ...