Day 36. 93km. Šibenik – Split – Stari Grad

Posted: October 18, 2014 in Croatia, Cycling
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Someone switched on the colour switch – like when Dorothy clicked her red shoes in the Wizard of Oz. The water is turquoise and warm, the villages are beautiful nestled in little coves, and lonely islands dot the coastline. Cycling the coast road to Split is like heaven on earth.

My 2999km from Eindhoven swim.

My 2999km from Eindhoven swim.

The coastal road from Šibenik quickly lost its traffic. It was sunny, the road was flat, following the coast, and the light was beautiful. Every bend revealed a new bay or village. I laughed with joy over and over. I am really doing this! Yes!!!

The Dalmation Coast

The Dalmation Coast

The Dalmation Coast

The Dalmation Coast

I found an ideal little place for a swim at the 2999km mark from Eindhoven. The water was so clear, and the flying fish were active.

My little swim

My little swim

3000km from Eindhoven

3000km from Eindhoven

I am sitting in a cute little square in Split, in the middle of the beautiful old town. Another labyrinth of tiny alley ways and squares. Later this evening I’m taking the ferry to Hvar island, where I will be meeting up with James Lambie. We will cycle this beautiful (and hilly) island together, with an Albanian cyclist who is with him. Looking forward to it!

Split

Split

Split

Split

Sunset in Split

Sunset in Split

Comments
  1. dvanderzwaan says:

    Hoi Matthew, wow wat een week heb jij achter de rug. Wild kamperen nou ik doe het je niet na, brr dood eng! maar wat heb je veel mooie eilanden al bezocht. Een veerboot gemist maar wat een prachtig uitzicht had je daar…. en dan de regen die op Pag viel pfff je leek wel een verzopen katje haha..nee dat lijkt mij ook niet fijn. Maar dan die prachtige zonsopkomst die je overal ziet, wauw zo mooi!! En dan Kroatië wat een helder water en wat een prachtig land. veel plezier op het volgende eiland met je fietsvrienden!! Groetjes Trudi

  2. JEAJ says:

    Superfoto!

  3. jovialspoon says:

    Another stunning landscape – and so different from those before. Incredible colours. Congratulations on reaching 3,000km! Well done.

  4. Congratulations on 3K!

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