Croatia has a huge stretch of coastline dotted with hundreds of islands that have little traffic, local vineyards and some of the best seafood. Head inland to the forested national parks with turquoise pools and spend your evenings exploring local towns, hidden lanes, restaurants and bars.
Got it! At last a break from persistent rain. It wasn’t looking promising and the girl in the YHA said she hadn’t known it to be so wet and grey. It’s been tipping it down so hard that every time I needed to look at the sat nav on my phone, I had to lean over to create a body umbrella. However, as you can see, the views up the Old Man and along the ridge were well worth the journey.