Travel Blogs from Vela Luka
... to the car ferry on time, Dick insisted on finding Marco Polo's house, deep in the bowels of the walled city - well, he found it & we lost each other in his pursuit. A shop owner helped me search for "a tall, balding man in a yellow shirt" (as I described Dick) & we finally chanced to run into each other in the town square.
We left Korcula Town & drove to the 3pm car ferry to Orebic. The building housing our hotel ...
... oil made in tradition method . It was savoury and piquant. He explained that if they use any equipment to help get the olives off the trees then its really important to process them immediately before any oxidation can occur , in the old days if they had extra olives that couldn't be processed till later they would keep them in a basket in the sea , he gave us some oil made this way . We also tried his anchovies which were ...
... passeports. OK, merci. Maintenant vous allez à la banque et vous reviendrez avec des copies de vos versements. A tout à l’heure ! »
Nous sommes sortis. Nous sommes allés à la banque. Comme Ursula avait dû ouvrir un compte déjà en 2011, (suite à un accident du bateau elle avait fait venir de l’argent de France pour pouvoir régler les travaux), il suffisait qu’elle mette les 6000 kune pour 3 mois sur son compte, qui n’avait que ...
... and a car as he can probably just manage his day pack and stick! Plenty of time to write and read and admire the Dalmatian coastline and listen to the conversation of our fellow English-speaking travelers. Waiting in the ferry queue at Stari Grad, we laugh about the cues we take from the cars around us. First it's all so casual, park, get drinks and food, lounge about and look relaxed. Then anticipation builds, the half hour pre-departure strikes, doors slam, cars rev. I say I am ...
... rode after we rode out of Yelsa (I will be back someday) with left arm pointing up for "hilly" and right arm pointing down for "flat". Most of us took hilly. It wasn't so much hilly as curving up and around and after each curve you would think "this is it" then around the bend it would be more uphill and another curve. Finally 1/2 way through we saw Lada and the van with the snacks and she said "this is the top", but when I looked it was still uphill till around the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking