Marina (Dalmatian Riviera - Spu)
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... Usually my fear of heights is okay if I can't envision how I could possibly fall -- in this tower it was so easy to envision myself falling that by the top I was gasping out of fear more than anything else! Luckily, we did get a lovely view of the rest of the palace, as it is rather more extensive than the tourist-frequented bits that we made it to.
We made it to Brela from Split at around 6pm and promptly got lost on the way to our hostel. This ...
... high demand for the Ultra festival. When she came back we checked back in and were shown to our new, much nicer, rooms. We went out for dinner in the town, having seafood spaghetti which was just amazing.
As Gemma could only get ferry tickets that left from the other side of the island and we had to get a bus there at 7am, we decided to have a quiet night and went to bed ...
... release for the day came from some 8-10m cliff jumping into the fresh Adriatic Sea followed by lying on the warm rocks and soaking in the sun. The island was once inhabited by monks and local legend says that on their last night, the monks put a curse on the island. They went around the island ceremoniously chanting the terrible and harsh words of the curse: "Whosoever claims Lokrum for his own personal pleasure shall be damned!" The legend ...
... and play chess together, it was similar to the people playing botchi in Cinque Terre and gave a sense of community. You don't often, if ever, see anything like that in Australia in public spaces.
I had seen the incredibly clear water for a few days and didn't want to leave Croatia without at least a quick dip. For a few brief moments the sun did come out warming up, it just happened that by the time I made it to the swimming stop it had ...
... being on another beach though (we really don't realise how lucky we are in NZ with untouchpd places even in peak season!). It was crazy that beach just poking out there as it does with emerald waters encompassing either side, but the rain came and drenched us so I retreated to Bol town to explore and drink coffee... in the rain under a brolly it was quite relaxing actually. Croatia blows me away at every turn... I cannot wait to see more. Hasta Dubrovnik Todos ...
Other places to stay in Brela
Trg Gospe od Karmela 1, Brela | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Trg Gospe od Karmela 1, Brela | 4 star hotelfrom $151
Trg Gospe od Karmela 1, Brela | 1 star hotelfrom $122
Trg Gospe od Karmela 1, Brela | 3 star hotelfrom $129
Biskupa Bijankica 1, Brela | Hotelfrom $73