Bluesun Hotel Maestral
Travel Blogs from Brela
... band finished singing a song in English they would talk to the crowd in Croatian.
The next morning my friends and I all had a very rude awakening. At around 7:15 one of our roommates alarms started going off. It went of for at least 10 minutes and this girl did not wake up. And it wasn't even just a beeping alarm. No...this sounded like a bomb siren. And it was so loud. I was ******. This girl finally woke up and shut it off but it didn't stop there. About every ...
... bar for a drink around midnight when everything else in Brela had shut. Repeat as needed. We became fixed residents, along with Bernard, who had left home a month ago to hitch through Europe indefinitely. At times it felt like the three of us were the only guests, making the hostel feel more like a friend's apartment than a hostel. And then the day came: Claudia left. To clarify, this was not because we had decided to part ways. Simply, Claudia was doing the insane thing of ...
After more goodbyes this morning a few of us headed to the meeting point to start out next trip, the ottoman adventure! Very excited about this part of the trip, especially learning more about the history and the war from the 1990s. We left split and drove a couple of hours to the Bosnian border. Was an interesting crossing! Usually it's pretty uneventful but this time they didn't like the fact that there was a box of ...
... we arrive just so long as they know how to spell my name. I guess Rs aren't a big thing here. :-)
We hopped in the van and headed into Split; about a 30 minute drive. First 5 minutes we see a girl in an ambulance after a "little" scooter accident, but after that it was clear sailing. Joseph was amazing. Lucky for us the driver who was scheduled to pick us up had a flat tire and broke his wrench when fixing the tire so Joseph ...
... In the 9th century the Byzantine church of St Donat was built on the forum, using stone taken from the ancient buildings. It’s a strange, tall, circular building with just a few tiny windows, no longer in use as a church but a popular venue for concerts because of the good acoustics. Also in the forum is the much larger church of St Anastasia, containing the ancient sarcophagus of the saint. The town has ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking