World's Biggest Welcome in Croatia: Day 10 - Begovo Razdolje to Njivice (Bike, Kayak)

By 5 April 2019

April 5, 2019 - Putting Croatian adventure tourism on the map, with the biggest welcome in the world. Day 10 of this incredible 2011 adrenaline trip covering 2,500 km along the Croatian coast. 

The World's Biggest Welcome, an ambitious adventure tourism project in 2011 in Croatia enters Day 10 of this 2019 appreciation of one of the finest tourism promotion projects ever in Croatia.  

The plan? To showcase the diversity and fabulous offer of adventure tourism in Croatia by following a GPS route the length of the Croatian coast in the shape of the word 'Welcome' - thereby creating the biggest welcome in the world from a hospitable tourism country. 


Begovo Razdolje, Matic field - a monument to victims of World War II

Day 10 moved by bicycle and kayak from Begovo Razdolje to Njivice. 

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64 kilometres for the day: 46 km bicycle ride from Begovo Razdolje to Bakar, followed by 18 km by kayak from Bakar to Njivice to continue forming the ‘E’ in ‘Welcome'.


The group moved from Begovo Razdolje to Lokvarsko jezero lake. Lacko crossing the dam.


And onto Bakar.


For a grand arrival and welcome. 


The gentlemen, ladies, and captains of Bakar. 


Boys from the Bakar nautical college, the oldest vocational school in Croatia.


Daniel Lacko leaving Bakar and rowing towards Njivice.


Lacko under the Krk Bridge on his way to Njivice.


And finally, Lacko's arrival in Njivice. 

A key part of the project was promoting tourism, and the official website has details of the key places visited during the day. 

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Lokvarska jezero.

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Begovo Razdolje.

You can see the entire project on the Welcome website, as well as much more of Luka Tambaca's stunning photography on the Welcome Facebook page

Tune in tomorrow for Day 11, as Lacko moves from Njivice to Martinšćica by bike and kayak. 

To follow the whole project from the start, follow the dedicated TCN page