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... the site. As we approached the entrance there were a few official-looking fortress-type people but no sign of needing to pay so we wandered on in with a group of other people.
With no rain but still overcast skies the view from the fortress looking down over Hvar was the reward for the effort to climb up to the top of the hill. Spectacular!
We took the same photos from as many vantage points as we could find before looking at the prison ...
... go, this one was simply stunning! The waterfalls were simply breathtaking. My tour guide described it perfectly when he said it was like being in Avatar- it was indeed.
One last thing I have to note about Croatia is of course the men. Walking into the smoke filled club was a revelation: There are still tall men on this planet! I don't think I saw one guy that was shorter than me whilst walking through the crowded room. ...
... a jack of all trades (including gigolo!) and his story about his one earring (sailors tradition for burial payment).
... We didn’t know where to go and just followed the road when Eli spotted the sign for our
hostel. Mia had found another nice spot. As we were moving in we met a young Canadian couple who had just started their travels. Mia eagerly regaled them with our itinerary, suggestions, anecdotes as well as providing our blog.
We moved our stuff in but quickly headed down to the harbour to meet Tony & Marina. After checking the menu of the first ...
... a nice scenic walk into town. The town of Hvar has a big square just off the harbour with lots of narrow streets leading to many shops and restaurants. We found a restaurant with a gorgeous garden patio to have our supper at. We ordered a big seafood platter for two and were a little bit disappointed with the results and the price ... at least the wine was good though. We then strolled back to our hotel for an early night.
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