Marko Polo Hotel
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An island in the Adriatic Sea, in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia. The island has an area of 279 km2 (108 sq mi); 46.8 km (29.1 mi) long and on average 7.8 km (4.8 mi) wide — and lies just off the Dalmatian coast. Its 16,182 (2001) inhabitants make it the second most populous Adriatic island after Krk and the most populous Croatian …
Left at 8:10 AM. After breakfast we boarded a boat bound for the Dalmatian island of Hvar, where we climbed atop the fortress and explored the quaint old harbor town, fast becoming a ritzy haunt of Europe's jet-setting class.
Nuns made Agave Lace.
Walked to fortress. Fantastic views, very blue water!
Lunch - tuna, …
... have been filled in with concrete, kind of built up and sloping downwards. This is to stop the men from urinating in the corners.
She also pointed out the centuries old buildings and fishbone design of the town and how the streets point in certain directions to make the most of cool summer breezes, and in winter to block out the cold winds. Also that windows are not positioned facing each other in order to ...
... them "good morning" in Portugese). I also spoke with a young couple from Finland.
The voyage took about two hours and we arrived in the port of Hvar. We took a local Bus to the town and were then free until 15:30. One of the others and myself first went up to a large patio above the street to get some pictures, and found a group of photographers taking pictures of a model. They were using some fancy gear, including large reflectors, Nikon DSLR’s ...
... not many people. There is no real city, just a harbour town which you can easily walk from one end to the other in 15 minutes.
So, if ever all circumstances were right to hire a bike, this was it.
Of course I had last ridden a bike on a farm 35 years ago, so there was a bit of learning to do. Trevor assisted in this and we did a circuit of the town first, then Wendy jumped on the back.
I can see why so many young people do it. The freedom to ...