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It has been raining for the last two days in Mostar and it did not look like it was going to stop anytime soon. However, we had to get going eventually. So what are we to do, but cycle in the nasty wet weather. Actually, it rained so much and so hard at times, that we did not even try to
We are really looking forward to cycling down the Croatian coast! We have heard and read about the rugged coast line and the beautiful blue water; yet, neither the stories nor the pictures, really do the stunning landscape any justice.

We found a very nice campground outside of Split, which we plan on calling home for the next few days. It is located right at the beautiful, clean beach with the bluest water we have seen; and it must have the nicest staff and cleanest facilities we have experienced in a very long time.

Thursday morning we woke up early to catch the train from Rome to Ancona, from where we plan on taking the overnight ferry to Split Croatia. But first, we have to tear down camp and ride 30- some kilometers from the campground, through the heart of Rome, past the Colosseum to the train station. We gave us plenty of time to catch the 11:29 train; unfortunately, with the heavy, crazy traffic and our GPS leading us into dead ends and up and down unmanageable sets of stairs, we managed to get to the station just as our train is rolling out.