Croatia: The Most Beautiful Place I've Been To

Topics: Zagreb, Croatia, Cres Pages: 1 (470 words) Published: May 29, 2013
I would have to say the most beautiful place ive been to is Croatia, Located in Europe. My parents and I went to Croatia for a Sailing Holiday. After a long tiring flight of 16 hours and waiting at Doha Internasional Airport for at least 8hours, we arrived at Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of Croatia. Spoiled by a coastline that lies only three hours away, Zagreb’s residents have a lively appreciation of the outdoors. Even in winter, the long, refreshing stretch of park that bisects the town centre is rarely empty. With the first breaths of spring, everyone heads to their favourite outdoor café to soak up the midday sun. On weekends, Maksimir Park in the east is a major destination for bikers, strollers and joggers. In the summer, everyone who doesn’t go to the coast scurries to Jarun Lake in the southwest to swim, boating and dance the night away in a lakeside disco. We booked in at a small accomodation for two nights not far from the airport and rented a car. In those two days we explored the city a little bit. We went to the unique blend of medieval towers, 19th century palaces, open-air markets, and ancient cathedrals . We then drove to Pula were my mom and I rarely survived. Rules on Croatian roads are the same as in the rest of Europe. Ride the right side. We got a little paranoid with my dads driving. We stayed in Pula for only one night because we could get on the yacht the next day. In Pula we only went to see the amphitheatre called Pula Arena. Finally when we got on the yacht, we made our self at home and set corse to an island called Cres, stopping at small unknown towns along the way. At the island Cres I noticed the town has many shops where tourists can buy local specialties such as homemade olive oil and wine. The town is not made for cars, it is a walking city with narrow streets. Cres also has a marina nearby, which has been awarded the blue flag status, with many boats in it. Right next to Cres is an island called...
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