TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ivan Bol
Travel Blogs from Bol
... an early wakeup call with the motor starting at 5.30!
Bol beaches and new sand - Getting ready for the tourist season, 'sand' is added to the existing.
Croatian Sand - Croatian sand is not sand by our kiwi definition. It is small stones which look nice but really is a bit or quite uncomfortable to walk, lie or swim on.
Modern house in Bol, Croatia - It was a change to see some new housing on the beach ...
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... and had approx. 1 week left to go. Super nice couple and we enjoyed their company very much. They also gave JR a perspective of what it means to travel through Europe on a budget.
We finally get to the Green cave where we are allowed to jump off the boat; thank goodness because we were getting warm. We crawled over the top deck railing and jump in to check out the amazing blue water at the mouth of the Green cave. The cave ...
... may have done some not so pretty things to the former countrymen and women of Yugoslavia. It was not a good time, I never really understood the conflict with the Croats, Bosnians, Serbs, etc. We had our Civil War, but did we hold the same hatred they apparently did, the same divisions of culture, religion and heritage? Actually, I guess we kind of did. No matter where, who or what it's about, WAR IS HELL! Sorry for the downer, I just keep thinking about it.
... palace remains are clustered at one end and remarkable especially in the greeting white stone. There is also a lively, recently refurbished waterfront which begs for a stroll along. The food here has eve been good! Gnocchi with Dalmatian meat sauce, fish soups, pizza, meat platters... Has me hooked already! Despite the rain i feel I have still seen plenty of split and it the rest of Croatia is anywhere near a lovely as this - I can't wait! But til then I ...