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... a good price for a room next us and off we went to make another attempt at getting lost. This town is on my list of favourites. Love the fact that you can wander down centuries old travertine alleyways with delightful little twists and turns that take you past homes and lead you (eventually) back to a quaint restaurant, bakery or ice cream parlor. I love holidays! We played crib, sipped wine and ate munchies on the penthouse patio while listening to ...
... in 348 B.C. The main street isn't anything too special, but as soon as you leave that it becomes tiny little alleyways and ancient churches. Really nice.
We took a quick trip to the supermarket to top up on the beers and snacks and Jason was introduced to Tomislav beer by Travis. It's one of the few dark beers you will see in Croatia and that seemed to be the only supermarket on the trip that stocked it and apparently became one of ...
We arrive at nearby Starigrad. The landscape seems so bleak yet beautiful. Our campsite allows us to look straight across the water. It's like a millpond with nothing on the shore at the other side. Just karst mountains. There is a nice waterside walk along to the village but nothing to go there for but to enjoy the walk. Starigrad, unless we're missing something, is just a road, with a couple of supermarkets and ...
... out of Stari Grad. After 20 minutes she rocks up in an old white Fiat with daisies stickers all over it.
We follow her down a narrow road to the ugliest house overlooking a stunning bay. It is a 60's concrete bunker over 3 levels built in to the hill. The doors open with a hip shove and there is a bed with what looks like a dead body in it. Hence we did not investigate and moved on. This place looks very interesting but would require a bit ...
... beautiful surroundings and its bridge. We had a walking tour with a local guide who was very entertaining. He told us about the history of Mostar and stories from the recent war. Mostar was also under siege in the 1990s war and our guide was 13 at the time. He told us some personal experiences and gave us real insight as to how it was for the people during the siege. Pretty much fearing for your life everyday! The bridge ...