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... up batteries…..some things just have to be
remembered in the mind !!!
with Gordon Annie on board.
Sailed back to Dubrovnik in the morning to drop Gordon and Annie off to fly home. We sailed all along the outside of the Old City of Dubrovnic which was really interesting to see it from the sea and almost under the walls. We then went to the town of Gruz which ...
... back down to get some dinner. The prices in Kotor were more expensive than Croatia as the country started using the euro. Despite the expensive price of my dinner the food was fantastic. The best squid and octopus I have ever eaten has been in Croatia. It was divine and the local wine wasn't bad either! After another quick stroll around the Old City, we headed back to Dubrovnick. It was a delightful day and I could totally see myself visiting Croatia and Montenegro ...
... Determined to work off all the ice cream we'd been enjoying we rented bikes the next day and took off to Lumbarda. Not a tough ride though I did wonder as we went through the countryside and saw a sign telling us to watch out for wild boar. Not the kind of thing we're used to in Canada. Pretty ride though.
So we met up with our friends again enjoying the city and a few games of crib and cards. Then we were off to Dubrovnik.
What a culture shock! From relatively quiet ...
... were designed to protect the town over the years from many assailants, including during the 1992 war.
Walking into the town it is amazing, the buildings still retain original features, etc. The main street (that apparently used to be a swap dividing two original settlements) is at the base of the town. From there it rises up steeply in many parts of the town (see photos).
Even though we were early ...
... driver who drove us to the old city, parked outside and led us through the maze to the wonderful apartment – just two blocks off the Placa, about two-thirds of the way in. I will be writing a glowing review of this little studio apartment on both Booking.com and Trip Advisor – it was TERRIFIC!!! As soon as we unloaded our stuff we went walking…discovered ...