I was enthusiastic about Plitvice. I was enthusiastic about Paklenica. This is also an enchanted place. Why did I not start visiting Croatia (and Slovenia) earlier?
Do take some time off if you are doing rock climbing in Paklenica, because it is worth it. And do the circle around Bojin Kuk - looking at the pictures I am sorry that I descended the same way I went up, and that we did not spend more time in this area (Veliko Rujno).
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."