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 ...
... what the HELL happened? Thank GOD it will grow back!!!!!!!!!"
I lather my head with Loretta"s 70 sunscreen, we put on our suits and off we went. After a slightly confusing walk, we found our destination; Bacvice Beach. There is a sandy part and then a promenade to stake your claim; we decide on the promenade with an unobstructed view of the sea. The water in the bay goes very gradually from ankle deep to neck high and the temperature is perfect. A great way ...
... 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.
... grad is just bursting with steeples in appalling shades of orange, but I gotta get there first. I'm about to respond but Drele fires me a look. I swallow a sigh and smile (read: bear my teeth unaesthetically) at our host. The delicacy with which he pours my wine silently floors me.
Cue more people. More drinks.
More children running under the table. More guitarless, ...
... up but thoughtfully he had covered them with plastic. They were going to a butcher in Brac. He turned out to be singing as entertainment at
dinner at our resort tonight.