Villa Bella Vista
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... no English, emerged and proudly showed us the dough that she was about to place in the open, wood burning stove. We sat down and began sampling the home made coffee, wine, and several grappas (rose petal, fig, cherry, herb), and Limoncello. It was 10 AM and I could tell I was going to like this cooking class.
Katija would show us what she was doing and the girls would occasionally jump in and help. I could tell Tanya was sad that ...
... I had brought the plastic cups for our rums and cokes 14.5 CK. That meant another trip up the stairs but good exercise.
Shot the **** over a couple of rums and cokes, chowing down on some saltless pretzels. Did the diary as Arjan went for a shower. A cheeky third rum and coke before readying to leave.
Group assembled near the old town, heading toward Fort Lawrence to go to the Restaurant Orhan. Tip organized for Zsolt. I had not earlier been able to ...
... Tonight we had a leisurely wander around the old town enjoying the fewer people and fantastic evening weather.
Tomorrow we have an 8am bus ride to Split which should see us arrive there by 12pm.
As with Tallinn, had we known how great this place would be we would have booked in extra time to stay a little bit longer but with so much more to see we must move on.
The holiday just gets better with each day!
... was already there talking with
the driver. My pedometer registered just over 3.5 miles, a nice
hike! We headed back to town and decided to eat lunch together. We
had a great lunch overlooking the beautiful sea and what a joy to
spend time with Jerry regaling us with stories of the past. We then
decided to head back to the hotel for some R&R when we stopped at
a cafe to have a drink because they had free wifi and the hotel
charged a hefty fee to ...
... block and informed that the road was closed for 30 minute periods while they scanned the fields for mines, not sure whether this was prompted by a farmer finding a mine or just routine checking of unscanned land. Plitvice was where the civil war in former Yugoslavia actually began in 1991 when rebel Serbs from the Krajina region took control of the park headquarters. The Serbs held the area for the war’s duration, turning hotels into barracks.
We bought ...