Travel Blogs from Orebic
... It also has a few up-market resorts and restaurants. We decided to catch the long bus route back to Jelsa that went into some little villages that we hadn't seen. About 5 minutes into the trip, I started to think that maybe we should have just caught the express. We began to go up some steep cliffs on a road that became narrower, steeper and windier every second. Once again, no guard rails or shoulders on the ...
... tasting in France. Alas, Grgic Vina Winery was closed.
But there were other wineries to try, if only we could find one that was open. We wanted to experience the king of Croatian wines: Plavac mali produces a deep red, jammy zinfandel-esque wine that locals call "black wine." Done well, it has strong legs, which the Croatians call tears.
“Dobro došli (welcome),” said the young winemaker as he emerged from the ...
... wasn't very hungry after the massive lunch they'd fed us, so I ordered a tomato soup and Darren ordered a pasta, and we had a chat with a local while we waited, and played with the neighbourhoods cats, which were everywhere! (Including some very cute and tiny kittens!) After we ate, we went inside to pay and realised the French Canadian group were in there, so we hung out with them and watched the rest of the ice hockey match that was ...
... random bicycle hanging in the tree next to us all haha! Time for the band to set up and soundcheck ready for the evening. By the time pleSKA were ready to begin the first song everyone had already had so many drinks from the free bar that the gig was hilarious! Everyone seemed to have the giggles! This didn't stop them playing yet another amazing set but made it all the more amusing watching them haha! By the time ...
... perfect for these white grapes that are used to make a dry white wine called GRK. We tried some at dinner tonight - definitely an acquired taste - little aroma, dry and a little on the bitter side. Maybe just as well is it only grown locally. I guess it is a bit Marmite - an acquired taste. Oh well, ready to prepare for the penultimate location - Dubrovnik via minibus, leaving at 9:40am. Korcula is one place we would definitely like to return to... We will add it to our list.
Other places to stay in Orebic
Petra Kresimira IV 107-109, Orebic | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Skvar 2, Orebic | 4 star hotelfrom $174
Obala Pomoraca 36, Orebic | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Kralja Petra Kresimira IV 119, Orebic | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Postup 48, Orebic | 4 star hotelfrom $112
Mokalo 6, Orebic | 3 star hotelfrom $102