Grand Hotel Orebic
Travel Blogs from Orebic
I woke up this morning when the boat stopped moving and was just rocking in the water with the engine off. I went outside to see what was happening and realised we had stopped for a swim! People were already in the water! I watched for a bit, then went to get my bathers on and went back out and up to the top deck. Apparently you have to jump in from the top of the boat if you want to go swimming! I got up there, and it was really scary! I ...
... much knew it was gone forever and its just a material thing. We both agreed what's done was done. He borrowed a snorkel and mask for a quick look and with the sandy bottom, we knew there was a pretty short window to retrieve it. We went to lunch on the boat and got lots of sympathy from our boat mates. Some of our married and engaged friends had purposely left their rings at home for this very reason! A few ...
... much smaller than Henty), though it had a nice restaurant and fancy hotel for the tourists. It literally took about 5 minutes to walk around the town (you could spend at least 20 minutes walking around Henty!). As there wasn’t much to do, we had a few drinks and got to know some of the Aussie girls from Mildura a bit better.
Dinner was at the same restaurant and was a good start to Croatian food. I had a seafood pasta which was really ...
... We were also pretty pleased to discover that we'd been upgraded (free) from below-deck shared bathroom cabins to above-deck ensuite cabins.
At about 1pm we set sail, heading towards the quiet island of Mljet. We got a taste of daily boat life when we stopped in a cove for a swim in the sea - we just weren't prepared for ...
... a word she is saying.
We spend the evening at the camp, as Vicky is feeling a little down about her Gran and a phone-call from Mandy is very much welcome, as she always makes her smile. We cannot wait to get out onto the water again tomorrow and settle down for an early night. Watch this space for further updates on Vicky's windsurfing progress.
<-- Check out video of Vicky windsurfing here- almost a pro already!
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking