Having collected the car from Zagreb airport, we set off for Sibenik, a town near the world famous Krka National Park and a drive of about 3 hours.
Or so we thought…As with many Mediterranean climates at the height of summer, forest fires are an ever present threat.
Earlier that day 8 teenagers had been arrested for deliberately setting a small area of forest on fire, which soon became a big area of forest.
Unfortunately for us and the thousands of other cars heading south towards Croatia’s popular coastal destinations, this meant the authorities having to close a whole section of highway and everyone having to take a little country road the whole way.Continue Reading
Having made our way back to Ljubljana from beautiful Lake Bled, we found ourselves with a couple of hours to kill before needing to catch the train to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
When planning our road trip, Ljubljana didn’t feature on our list of stops, having been overlooked for the more traditional tourist hotspots in Slovenia and Croatia, but with time on our hands we decided to do some exploring.Continue Reading