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... finally able to be unleashed on the nearby markets. Bec was suitably impressed with the quality of fresh fruit and the availability of fresh seafood, as well as enjoying a perusal of cheap clothing and food vendors present. We had ridiculously cheap bananas (compared to Australia anyway) for starters and also bought an apple, pomegranate and a cheese burek. From there we headed into the city centre, unfortunately, today of all days, was Croatian ...
... I could see we were going to get on well with so many similar interests.
When the sun came up we took a stroll into town and out along the wharf that extends 2km through the water. Sail boats were moored to rusty rings and schools of small fish scatter if you got too close. A bit of convincing the not so eager Amie, saw us climbing the stairs to the castle on the hill. There were a lot of stairs, they seemed to be never ending, but with our buts now ...
Then as the bakery's were opening we popped in for a fresh chocolate croissant before hitting the supermarket for supplies. Simons friend Nick then arrived to travel with us for a while so once his tent was (awkwardly) pitched (despite much laughter and no help from ourselves) we headed back down to the sea.
Had another good snorkel sesh taking some (hopefully) good pics with my underwater camera. Then we cooked up a storm for lunch, some ...
After checking in to a campsite (which was super cheap!) we pitched our tent on the gravelly ground (not looking forward to sleeping on that later...) and headed down for a quick explore.
A 2 minute walk to the beach just as the sun had set, resulting in a pretty view of the surrounding coast and harbours with twinkling lights. We then strolled round and nipped into a ...
... growing from near its marked ear - it looks ******. I turn to face it as it tosses tufts of moss with its front paw/cloven hoof.
It stares at me from its round, watery, glass glass eye.
"We lose so much," Vjeko continued, "when we are forced to accept a single way of seeing the world. We create blind spots and close ourselves to so much of life." He places his hand on my arm and looks me in the eye:
"Dogma is a dangerous ...