In Croatia, we cycled from the Slovenian border to the capital Zagreb, and from there via the Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar on the coast. Then we followed the coast, partly on the mainland, partly on Korčula island, towards Dubrovnik, at the southern tip of the country.
We discovered that continental Croatia was quite different from the coast, both in terms of climate and in the level of tourism. It was also the most expensive country so far during our trip, partly because it was hard to find hosts on Couchsurfing and Warmshowers on the touristy coast, and partly because the weather changed for the worse on our way down the coast, changing our wild camping plans.
Entering from Slovenia, Croatia was the first country on this trip where we had our passports checked. Hannah got an entry stamp, as Croatia is not in→ Continue reading
After crossing the Velebit mountain range, we immediately entered a completely different part of Croatia. For one, the weather changed abruptly, to a→ Continue reading