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It was spitting slightly in Split this morning - say that five times quickly! I embarked on a run along the road that winds along the water and around the point of Marjan Park. I was not sure if I would be on some type of seawall or not. I ended up being on a sidewalk and then the actual road for the first part though there were not exactly many cars. There were some nice views down to the water and I passed a few sandy beach areas. I came upon some gates to the park ...
... not good for anyone with a fear of heights. Split's octagonal shaped cathedral Is encircled by 24 columns, that are almost completely preserved to this day. We also visited the Temple of Jupiter and its crypt.
On the western side of the Palace is the People's Square on which stands the old town hall that was build in the 15th century.
... and the time pushing past 1:30pm a decision was made to pull anchor and head for the beautiful blue waters of the Adriatic.
The upside to the delay was the early opportunity to get some beer down us and realise that everyone had the same concerns as ourselves, apart from a couple of lack lustre first impressions it looked like there would be no mutiny this week.
Our first stop for the night was Stari Grad on Hvar Island. On the way we got to enjoy our first dip into the ...
We took our luggage to the town and put it in storage lockers. Then we caught the bus to Marjan forest and hired some bikes and rode a little bit around the peninsular. It's very nice with a walking/bike path and lots of pine trees. After that we sat down near the rocky beach for some lunch and r&r. Very nice spot. The kids worked on some dam building that they had been doing a couple of days ...
... of things. It was also a good place to escape the harsh heat from the sun. It was very hot next to the port. Not to mention the delightful smell of sulfur. Apparently it is used as some sort of therapy near by so the rotten egg smell wafts in the area. I spent an extra couple of days here which was relaxing. From here I caught a bus up North to Pltivice National Park with Vish. This deserves a blog entry all for itself because it was absolutely breathtaking. Entry to come ...