Villa Velzon Hotel
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... were no fat, shirtless men, and wandered around the very Venetian-like streets. These small streets felt like they turned in onto themselves making it very easy to get lost. As it was quite small we eventually found the walls that you can climb up onto. It came as a bit of a shock that there was no one charging huge prices (like in Dubrovnik) to enter and no one collecting. We just assumed that they must have gone on break and rather than wait for them we did the ...
... returning from Perast, I visited Risan's Roman mosaics. These were excellent examples of well-preserved ancient Roman mosaics dating from the 1st and 2nd Centuries. Among them, was an image of "Hypnos", the Roman god of sleep (a worthy patron saint for this sleepy villa).
The next day, I joined Ilijana's parents at the local weekend farmers market and sipped rakija with them and the owner, Vlado, of the restaurant that we sat. Ilijana and I ...
... canyon of an ancient riverbed and now a deep inland extension of the Adriatic. We follow the shore for mile after mile as we wind our way toward Kotor on the far side, through small fishing villages clinging to the base of grey cliffs where small boats ply the clear, still waters of the bay. Leaving the bus with few regrets at Kotor, I download euros from an ATM and get a cab to the hotel. Palazzo Radomiri ( http://www.palazzoradomiri.com/) is in a large 18th-century stone house on ...
... shares ownership of this lake, the largest in the Balkan Peninsula.
Along the way, we were served some refreshments of goat cheese and a fried bread with honey as well as a clear local cordial which was also referred to as "firewater" and tasted like straight PGA. Mom and I had already experienced similar locally-made beverages and so were forewarned; Ashley and Fred took one sip and dumped theirs in the Lake.
We landed in ...
... settled upon a private beach which was free by this time time of day, to have a beer at and jump into the slightly bracing, very salty Adriatic sea. The beach was a little odd, with families on it but with loud music pumping out very inappropriate, expletive ridden music with quality lyrics like 'I found myself in Spain, I was like, what the f*ck' - all a little wrong...
Dinner was taken at our hotel tonight which was pretty nice, ...
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