Tag Archives: Adriatic

Northern Dalmatia 

We left our friends, Sue and Sheila, to continue their holiday in Croatia on the Saturday morning whilst we re-provisioned and cleaned the boat. Zadar is a lovely town with great restaurants and a maze of little alleyways to explore. … Continue reading

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Guest blog by Sue and Sheila

Guest blog entry from Sue and Sheila aboard Nimrod from Saturday 5th – Saturday 12th August 2017 in Croatia. After a relaxing but very hot week in a villa in Premantura near Pula, northern Croatia we joined Nimmie and the … Continue reading

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Istria continued 

I spent the days whilst Liz was in the UK getting the boat ready for our guests. As we were going to be based  in the Pula area for the next two weeks, I also went into Pula to suss … Continue reading

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Back in Istria

We left Skradin about 10.45am on Monday morning having waved Ingrid and Jan Olav off on their bus to Split and for us to make our way north to Pula as Liz needed to go home to the UK for … Continue reading

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A tale of three national parks

After a lovely peaceful evening in Soline, we motored 10nm to the Telašcica National Park where the mooring buoys are free but they charge you around £50 to enter the park! Still, it was a beautiful place to sit out … Continue reading

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Zadar and Soline

We decided that we would go over to Zadar town to meet Jan Olav and Ingrid off the bus Tuesday lunchtime.  This meant we needed to catch the 10.20am ferry from Preko (which means opposite by the way) so there … Continue reading

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Preko, Otok Ugljan

An early start on Sunday to make our way down towards Zadar in order to meet Ingrid and Jan Olav, Liz’s cousins on Tuesday. During the night the wind had got up to over 20 knots in the anchorage, which … Continue reading

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Welcome to Croatia – or possibly not!

Spoiler alert – the first part of this post is a bit of a rant. We left Venice Lagoon around midday and although we had to motor sail, we had a cracking journey over to Umag with an hour or … Continue reading

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Venice – amazing experience and now Croatia!

We had three days in Venice and took full advantage of our travel card on the vaporetti (water buses). Although it is expensive at €40 for 72 hours, it’s a lot cheaper than the water taxis or gondolas. It probably … Continue reading

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San Marino and Rimini

San Marino is reputed to be the oldest constitutional republic in the world, having been founded in around 300AD. It is a tiny country but fascinating with its castle and towers. Being some 700m up on a craggy hilltop, The … Continue reading

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