Travel Blogs from Dubrovnik
beautiful sunny day, our awaited "vacation day"! We did
not set the alarm and had a late breakfast then headed down the hill
toward town to wander and maybe find a boat ride. As we entered the
town we ran into Jerry and his daughter Sue. Jerry is 82 years old
... made it just before the sun had set for an incredible outlook of the Adriatic Sea. Whilst there we also visited a war memorial dedicated to victims of the Bosnian war. The next day we did a walk along the wall of the old city and found a bar to hang out and did some more exploring finishing off the day by spending lots of money on souvenirs. We loved our time here it truly was a glorious city with breathtaking ...
... orange, pink, yellow, all bright cheerful colours....no fear of making a statement with the paintbrush. In fact, the more we saw of Bosnia, the more it looked like it was still rebuilding its life after the wars in the early nineties which demolished so much and wiped out so many of its people.
We finally arrived at Mostar to have a look at the old town and bridge. in fact, the name Mostar comes from "mostari" which means "bridge ...
... she missed the turtle again," referring to how slow and painfully long it takes me to snap off even just one picture. I will get better...and faster but it will take me awhile.
We spent the afternoon at a tiny local beach where it was apparent we didn't yet have our "summer feet" on and had to carefully walk across the rocky beach into the surprisingly chilly water to cool off. We had dinner at an amazing casual restaurant called Lady Pi Pi last ...
... to row and then into the canoes and off across the Adriatic.
We paddle around the wall and carefully manage the section where all the boats are ferrying people from the ocean liners in the bay. Then we come to a a large cave like area with a small pebbled beach. We eat some sandwiches here and have a swim and snorkel. It get s very deep here very quickly, but ...