Travel Blogs from Dubrovnik
... of guys in it, and managed to capsize them. Just glad it wasn't us! I don't think the guys were too impressed as they scrambled to get all their gear, which was floating in special plastic waterproof canisters. We could hear thunder in the distance but although a storm was forecast it didn't come to anything and we escaped the rain.
After that it was home to the apartment for a shower etc. Later this evening we went for a stroll round the old city, wandering through ...
... seemed to take such a keen interest. At the head of the table and evidently their leader, sat the bass guitarist from "The Dangerous Presidents".Towards the end of our walk, we eavesdropped on a guide who was explaining about the siege of Dubrovnik. He spoke with passion and clarity, and you could still hear the catch in his voice when recalling the nightmare. After all the excitement and entertainment to be had from our wall walk, this provided a suitably ...
... sea side town. We walked the coastline, discovered the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, played in the rock pools and found a little jetty that was extra wobbly. Lyla and I ran down the jetty and we bounced up and down.
Looking forward to going on the ferry.
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After the wall walk which took us about two hours because of the masses of people and also because we stopped for so many photos, we went down into the old town to find air conditioning and a cold drink in an Irish pub which happened to have the NRL on (Roosters v Rabbits) so thag was awesome!
We then walked round and found Jayna and Hannah a ...
... people into the narrow streets every day.
"Libertas", or Liberty, is the town motto, as it has fought to maintain its independence through conflict with Byzantium,Vienna, the Ottoman Empire, Hungary, Napoleon and, more recently, the break up of Yugoslavia, when this precious UNESCO Heritage Site was bombed.
Our amazing little place is in a quiet corner of the Old Town, next to the ruins of the earthquake that destroyed much of the city in 1667. Our hostess has done ...