Travel Blogs from Split
Photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/120029175 @N05/sets/72157645242866734/ Hello blog watchers. There's a good saying - "what happens on tour, stays on tour".... But I'm sure I can give you a snippet (also good for our recollection when we get back). There may be some 'in jokes' ahead - apologies. Ending our Italian time in Ancona, we met up with our friend Lucinda and took the overnight boat to Split, enjoying a few lemoncello night caps as we caught up on each other's ...
... shown the cellars of the palace where Game of Thrones was shot, pretty cool. After the tour we headed to the hostel, did some laundry and then headed on an exploration of the Marjan peninsula. The pictures will give you a better idea of our 3 hour trek around the peninsula but we trekked it all in flip flops, evening traversing a big stone wall and sneaking through a massive villa's backyard (damn tourists snooping around ha). On our way back to the hostel we grabbed ...
... in the spouting, sitting on two eggs. We might need to check on the situation as the rain might have washed them away.
We had a bit of an exploration and familiarised ourselves with the town, it's amazing (pun intended). An enormous green market , veges,flowers,meat, plus the usual pap, caps and wraps.We have found that you need to buy your provisions before shops close on Sunday at 1 pm.
... it is so hot out that even in an air conditioned car the beer was basically warm by the time we got to drink it! And it was only a 15 min drive back! I think that is one of the main difficulties with camping in this weather – trying to keep things cool. You have to literally buy whatever you want to eat from the shop, and eat it/cook it ASAP. But really, that’s hardly an issue! However, we sat on the dock and drank our warmish beer and watched the lights over the city and all was ...
... it appeared that we were the only tourists- which made the journey that much more interesting.
The bus station, train station, harbour with all the ferries and cruise ships, and the old city centre are all located in the same area of Split. When exiting our bus we were swarmed with people wanting us to stay at their private homes. I had one short, stalky & aggressive Croatian lady with broken English that kept nattering at me ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHouse Sandra Split
the house is very old building renewed inside. location great - 5 minutes easy walking from beach,bus, ferry, green market , old town & the palace. neighborhood is very quiet but restaurants, internet & bars not fat. always someone to help you and with a smile. Vjekoslav is very experienced and friendly.
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