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... 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 ...
... mower and he is doubtful we'd get far without me getting off to push! After Hvar is Split and then on the 15th we start at our first workstay! It is at a place called the Linden Tree Ranch. Mostly we will be helping them close up the ranch for the winter...chopping fire wood, taking off horseshoes and preparing winter pastures. You can probably guess that this was not a workstay Mike would have picked ...
Somehow, it was Sunday again and with shops shut and little else to do, we headed an hour or so north to Orebic, a small settlement on the peninsula between Dubrovnik and Korcula Island. We had decided we wanted to visit the island the following day, Korcula being famous for being the home of explorer Marco Polo, and a quaint walled city to boot.
Wanting to stay close to the Orebic port where the ferry would be leaving from to go to ...
... scenic drive as we made our way from one end of the island to the other for the short ferry ride back to the mainland. From Drvenik we hugged the coast and before long we were crossing the border into Bosnia and Herzegovina. Holding on to a coastal strip of just 24.5 kilometres, our time in B & H was limited with just a short rest stop in the town of Neum before continuing our transit through and crossing the border back into Croatia.