Travel Blogs from Jelsa
... narrow streets excursions, Mike was in the lead!
it was now evening and we turned in our scooters and walked back to our Sobe. We rested and then went for a long walk back to the Kut side of town and had dinner at Pojoda. It was very late by now so time to head back and pack up. We had only one ferry out the next day, at 7:00AM, and though we could have stayed on Vis Otok forever, our next adventure was calling us, and you know we listen!
... shore. Erin even passed out for a drowsy spell. Everyone was slow and mellow, even the shopkeepers. Island time.
Korcula was first settled in 1200 BCE. 600 years later, the Greeks settled there, Naturally, the Romans followed, around 300 BCE, conquering and settling as they did. Since then, the island has been settled by Hungarians, Venetians, the French, Germany and Yugoslavia.
Marco Polo is the big man on Korcula. His supposed home is there, and is now a museum. We saw ...
... down into the water. In the elbow of each bend perched small villages, the buildings stepping down the hillside to the seashore. These hamlets were so quaint and this was a scene repeated again and again along the Croatian coastline... terracotta tiles, stone coloured buildings and that divine turquoise blue of the water which will forever have a place in my memory as Adriatic blue.
It was only as we left the ...
... and fruit juice. The men had brandy - it was a bit early in the day for us!
Later we strolled along the Podgora waterfront. There are many pleasure boats moored in the marina and the water is crystal clear, the beach is white pebbles. How different everything looks in the sunshine. There are hotels, restaurants and ice cream shops all along the beachfront and it’s easy to see why this is such a popular tourist destination in ...
... the west. The best time of the day was in the evening and at night when it was pleasantly warm with no wind.
A big advantage with Croatia is that there is little industry along the coastline, so skies are unpolluted and a consistent deep blue, perfect for photography!
With words like Trg, Krka, Mljet and Trstenik containing missing vowels, I can understand why linesmen used to have a problem in determining whether tennis player Goran Ivanesivic was swearing or ...
Other places to stay in Jelsa
Racic BB , Jelsa | 3 star hotelfrom $34