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... taxi with her friend.
Anyways onto the day, we cleaned up and moved into the hostel. Which was a planned move as it was the most famous hostel in Dubrovnik old town and we thought we might meet some cool people in there which we surely did. In the time during the day, we spent it exploring the nooks and crannies of the city. Walking through the small cat urine scented streets to find cool houses until the point we would run into the surrounding wall (which I found out is ...
... was a
problem so she headed back to change to flip flops and Ron and I set off alone
along the only road so no chance of being lost forever !!!! The walk was a
great 7 mile walk through farms with olive trees, vines , farmers tending their
fields, old buildings, the ever present shrines and as we walked my resolve to
get fitter again gone stronger. At the other end there was a little harbor town
where we had a ...
... park. The road allows access but one has to pay to venture off onto the hiking and cycling trails. In retrospect I think we “transgressed” and ventured into the “restricted” area, without paying. We had come to the end of the tar road at Pomena village but continued on a gravel single track road for a bit.
This “ended” and there was a gate. It was open but the ...
Wow! Nothing prepared me for the grand scale of the Blue Mosque. Compared to yesterday's chaos getting into the Topkapi Palace, entry into the Blue Mosque was fast and orderly. Hard to imagine that there is a 1000 year difference between the construction of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. We followed this with a visit to the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent, which is as grand as the ...
... not going to happen. Dubrovnik is amazing and looks really lovely. A major tourist attraction though and crowds we haven't seen for awhile. The size of this place helps you to get away from the crowds and sit in a quiet cafe drinking coffee and water. Nice and a welcome break and excuse to relax a bit. It's a nice thought sitting in a cafe in Dubrovnik drinking coffee isn't it? It raining again so we've ducked into a restaurant for a ...