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Sick in Split!

Sonja and I should have brought a personal doctor with us!

I woke up with a pretty bad cold yesterday. Oh and I should mention that we woke up at 4 am to catch a ferry on our way to Split... only to find out that it was the wrong one, even though we asked 4 or 5 people. Apparently it went to the industrial side instead of the city side. So we missed the big ferry to Split. We had to wait around for oh I don't know, four or five hours. Poor Sonja having to deal with my crankiness. I was not having the greatest day...rubbing my nose raw. What about DayQuil you say? No such thing over here... It's actually really funny. No supermarkets or stores even carry Advil. Everything is sold at the Pharmacy, which if you are lucky and it is open, you have to go in and mimic how you are sick... you can imagine the jokes Sonja and I came up with. I got across that I had a cold and the woman tossed me a box with a picture of a head and a few arrows pointing to the right places so I thought, sure, why not. Didnt work. Once we got to Split, which was another 3 hour ferry ride, we decided to just take a cab to our place instead of walking around in the heat. To give you an idea of how hot it is here, at 7 am in the morning it is about 25 degrees and as I type this, I can feel a bead of sweat run down my back.... oh Dad, you would love it.

Anyways, we got a cab, except he ripped us off, dropping us not even close to our place... awesome. I was trying to keep it together. It's the only time we've really gotten ripped off here but who knows, maybe the guy really did think it was around that area. But we're smart ladies, so we got a map, sat down for a second and figured it out. Actually, I will give the credit to Sonja right now, I was just staring at the map trying not to puke. Sorry grandma, I meant, "toss my cookies" better?

We found our place and it was all good after a shower. Although my cold got worse, so Sonja came to my aid and asked the woman for something. She gave me something that seems to help and after a good sleep, I feel a lot better, although I still have a nasty cough. We are going to stay here for a couple of more days and hopefully book a boat tour for tomorrow to a blue lagoon. No rest for the wicked.


Posted by sonjala 06:48

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