Comedy of errors

Trip Start May 16, 2006
Trip End Aug 15, 2006

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

What a day and its only 4:20pm here. So this morning i woke up. It seems somehow my alarm clock was about 30 minutes behind so i missed breakfast. Off to the bus station. At the bus station i met Tina who stayed at the same hostel, we had a nice quick chat. I thought i was leaving from gate 33, Tina said something about 22 as i left the cafe, i did not see a 22 anywhere on my ticket(it was there..duhhh) so i went to gate 33, about 10 minutes past departure i went to the ticket window because no bus ever came to that gate. Well 22 is where i should have been. Fortunately there was another bus in 20 minutes. No big deal. So i am on the bus and as we pull into this town i thought i saw a sign for Sibenik, get off the bus ask for my bag. I am not quite there yet. Back on the bus. 10 minutes later we are there. I was approached by one of the locals who was offering a room. I asked him if the room is in the center, "yes". The price was right. So we walked and walked, i asked how much further, 5 minutes, we walked some more, "are we almost there", oh yes. Meanwhile the rain begins, hard! Eventually we got there and the room was dirty nasty, stinking. I told him "no thanks". He asked "why?", being the nice guy i am, i said it was too far from town. So back to the waterfront, of course i get lost. Its still raining hard and im too cheap to buy an umbrella, perhaps i should. I got to the booking agency, the guy was so glad to see me and help(Not!), but i did get an nice clean reasonable room for only $10.00 more than the other room. And the address of the room is "13", how appropriate. So i am here in this town to see Krka National Park. Looks like it is supposed to rain for a couple of days. Jeeez! Since i am here i may as well check out Sibenik, Its still raining, so thats why i am at the internet cafe. Great deal, free as long as you are consuming something. Jedan, Karlovačko, hvala.(one more beer please!)


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bobw on

the scam artist will pay for the room fiasco. can you say Karma! AND is that how you spell it? Love reading about your adventures.

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