Travel Blogs from Bihac
... ummed and ahhed about going in, as it was also quite expensive, but decided
that we would as we had heard they were very nice. That was an
understatement...they were magnificent, amazing, I can’t think of enough
adjectives to describe them, might even have to say that awful American word, awesome!
The lakes are beautiful shades of blue, and so clear you can see the bottom.
There are many, many waterfalls and so many photo ...
... to come downstairs to the (closed) dining room in order to access the WiFi network that was not really available from our room.
So our hotel was a little disappointing - we had to drive a few kilometers to a nearby bar that had free WiFi and nice food and drink, but it ended up a nice night anyway!
... had three days in Sarajevo. The first day we spent getting acquainted with the history of the place, firstly at the war museum, and then doing a walking tour of the old town. The war museum was pretty full on, displaying photos and exhibitions on the war. The walking tour took us to many of the historical sights of the town, and we saw the Sarajevo Roses (shell holes filled with resin to represent the blood spilled by the attacks). We also saw the bridge where Austrian leader ...
... hoping to catch it. Now I just had to work out how to squeeze Plitvice in between.
Winter is low season in Europe and this has it's advantages and disadvantages. On the plus side things are very cheap and you avoid the tourists hordes, to the point where you may sometimes be the only one in a hostel. On the negative side a lot of places shut or run reduced hours/services and this was the case with Plitvice. In full swing the park ...
... frustrating not to be able to jump in and cool off every now and again. After the walk around the upper lakes we jumped back on another boat to take us across one of the lakes and, after a drink stop, continued on woth a tour of the lower lakes, including views of the parks largest waterfall, Veliki Slap.
All in all, the park is beautiful in the sunshine with the turquoise waters and numerous little waterfalls. It's a little like a mini European version ...