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... motorway for coffee, a subtitled episode is on the TV in the corner). During the afternoon a British couple pop along to say hello (we have met very few this year) and we exchange recommendations on places to see both in Croatia and other countries, so a few more 'must-sees' have been lobbed into the pot. Not sure if they will feature in this year's itinerary or whether they will carry over to another. Friday was moving on day and our dog-leg of a 200-mile journey took us inland, ...
... It powerfully erodes the rock and forms a semicircular
amphitheater, which is an impressive audiovisual experience and makes it
one of the most visited falls.The fundamental phenomenon of the
Plitvice Lakes is sedra or travertine. Running through rocks, karst
... of snow. Even if the lakes prove to be disappointing, the drive has been worth it.
After an hour or so we made it to the national park area and eventually found the information kiosk to enter the park (Croatia isn't real big on clear signage). We listened really carefully to the ticket seller and finally deduced that the entry ticket (10 euros each) entitled us to a 1 1/2 hour self guided hike down to the valley floor, along a ...
... stew with polenta pots and then a dessert that to me seemed a bit like baklava. They also gave us a digestive shot of their homemade liquor...wow that was strong! The lady said it was similar to grappa, now I know why.
It was about 7pm now and we were exhausted so we went back upstairs for bed. We were only here one night as well, purely just to hike through the national park, tomorrow we were leaving for the Adriatic Coast of Croatia- Zadar.
Amy and I did a lot of driving today . . . A lot. It was excellent because we got to see so much of the countryside, but it was exhausting. We took two different routes to and from Plitvice and that would've been enough but on the way there Amy fell asleep and I missed our poorly marked exit . . . and nearly ended up in Bosnia. Well maybe not quite that far but close enough to see border villages turned to ...