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Oct 31, 2012 - 27-28th October - Last days with relos...
Hi everyone, Well it was our last 2 full days in Rijeka! Lots of rain, thunder and lightning through the night and Saturday! Went for a walk to a shopping centre - they don't have any serious shopping centres like we do! Then we walked into the city centre and had another look around before climbing those bloody stairs again - all 537 of them - to go back to uncle's. Great workout! Raining again! Sunday we woke to an icy day! It was snowing in the mountains overnight and boy was it bloody cold! Didn't do that much just sat around and ate...Jump to full entry
Oct 29, 2012 - 26th October - Mrkopalj
Friday 26th October and we were off to the little village where Mick was born, Mirkopalj. Such a quaint little place it is too. Met Mick's 2nd cousin, Josip, who took us into his home and was very welcoming! 2 rakijas, 2 glasses of wine for me, 4 rakijas for Anna and we were then driven around the town by Josip, Jack Brabham style! He obviously knows the mountain roads very well- at least we hoped so! Met another of Mick's 2nd cousins just by chance! Saw a lady walking along the road and stopped to say hello - Josip knew her. Turns out she...Jump to full entry