Travel Blogs from Split
... a lot of run down buildings and graffiti. It did seem like a nice place though! After another 6 hour train ride we arrived, finally, in Split. It was a beautiful train journey through the mountains. We stayed in a little place up a hill, we dumped our bags and walked into the city centre. We wandered around the Diocletian palace, which was pretty cool. It's a huge palace ruin that has been left in the city and they've just worked ...
... doing it, I was over the moon that I had committed to doing it. Following this, we headed up to St Peter's Peninsula and statue at the headland, to do more cliff jumping. This one was as high (about 17m the locals reckon), but felt a little more dangerous as there was no platform to jump off. We then headed back to the boat and relaxed for a while before heading out for dinner. On the way our for dinner (with Nat, Anna, Justin and Kerry, I tried to intercept a gridiron ball ...
... with him and while Karolina slept i was looking
how he was rubbing his side and scowling from the pain..I was getting a
bit worried and then he told sorry sorry i stop in Dubrovnik! We meet
tomorrow here at 10 and we go! We were still okey with it, and went for a
search of some sandy beach, but Dubrovnik is very hilly and we got tired
pretty fast, so when some lady came and offered us a room and we manage
to make the price double cheaper we took it!
We spent the day swimming, jumping off the top of the boat & having biscuit rides in the sea. At lunch time we were 'treated' to a couple of nudists bathing on the beach in front of us. Rebecca gave them a loud wolf whistle.
After some fun in the water we headed towards Split. This was where we were docking for the night & as far south as we were going.
We went round and saw what there was around. We visited the local church & climbed ...
... up doing much of what we had planned when we first arrived!
On the first night we wanted to go and check out the Croatian film festival but when we finally found the entry point we discovered that you had to pre-purchase tickets. We were told we could wait and take someone's tickets if they didn't show up but after a beer and a good 30 minutes we decided to just head back to the apartment and watch tv.
The following day we had a long sleep in and then set out ...