Kayaking in Kroatia, part one

Ranger Alan's challenge (letter K) is to kayak along the Kroatian Koastline. 

Today was my first kayak trip along the coast near Split.  

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I shared the tour with five young German lads

 and four beautiful young women from the Basque region in Spain. 

and four beautiful young women from the Basque region in Spain. 

We were a great bunch, quite rowdy and having a good time, our leader was quiet by comparison.  

We paddled along the coast passing many beautiful yachts, Alan would have enjoyed a trip on any one of them.  

 an older style yacht? 

an older style yacht? 

 the Dragon Fly. Beautiful and very modern. 

the Dragon Fly. Beautiful and very modern. 

it was a hot afternoon and we were able to spill out of our kayaks for a float when we wanted. At the half way point we beached the kayaks and had time for a snorkel and / or a rock jump. The young girls didn't expect me to have a go at climbing up the rock and jumping off. In fact I did it twice, the second time for one of the Spanish girls who wasn't too sure about jumping. The top of the rock was probably only four metres high and it took a bit of self talk to make the leap, and then of course once you've done it, you just want to do it again!! Which I did. Then I went for a snorkel, not much to see though. I guess our jumping scared away any fish that might have been there. 

 unusual rock formation. Any clues Michael?? 

unusual rock formation. Any clues Michael?? 

 climbing up the rock!

climbing up the rock!

 haha. Tour guide from another group showing off for our Spanish beauties!! 

haha. Tour guide from another group showing off for our Spanish beauties!! 

 oops. Nearly got the chopper. 

oops. Nearly got the chopper. 

 maybe this is who is taking care of me. 

maybe this is who is taking care of me. 

 yes, I was in the kayak, and yes I did paddle!! 

yes, I was in the kayak, and yes I did paddle!! 

 back on terra firma

back on terra firma

 and we were blessed with a gorgeous sunset.

and we were blessed with a gorgeous sunset.

There will be more photos when i receive the photos and video of me jumping from the girls' Go Pro!!