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... day and to have your normal life going on within these walls.
Swam again in the afternoon at the local beach with a small swell today. The water is incredibly buoyant and you can just float in it with no effort.
Had breakfast and dinner at a restaurant on the water's edge outside the Old Town. There was a beautiful little kitten there who was grey and white, like Smokey.
... is about 2 kms around and has lots of steps of various steepness. The town was heavily damaged in previous wars. It has been rebuilt so most of the roof tiles look new. The colour scheme is white walls and red tiles.
We get off the wall and decide to have lunch, just as it begins to rain. The nearest restaurant is dark and the food distinctly not local, burgers, etc.
We decide to return to the ship.
We bought shuttlebus tickets from the port to the ...
... the way around the peninsula, with tiny little alcoves built into the rocks below with stairs leading down to each little spot. There were ladders built into the larger ones to help with getting in and out of the water, but the rocks weren't hard to tackle if you didn't have one. We found a spot and that as the most part of our day. The sun was shining very hottly which prompted a high number of swims in a short time. The water was crystal clear and just the right temperature to ...
... I popped my head into a couple other churches - a lot of Baroque and Romanesque style, and a lot of very bare churches without much decoration as well. This sort of makes sense in light of something I'll talk about in a minute. I also ran into a really cool shop that sold a whole bunch of religious icons. They were very beautiful but I didn't find any that I really liked, or I would have bought them - they were all made in nearby monasteries ...
Stopping for lunch at a courtyard restaurant, we were treated to a meal of mussels and fish, drowned in A LOT of garlic, accompanied by a glass of the local white. With full bellies and lingering garlic breath, we heading back to the camper for a swim at the beach and an icecream in the heat of the day, before enjoying the sun set over the water and toasting to our last night in ...