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... activity of White Water Rafting.
Let's start with the attire needed to go Rafting in September: A wet suit. Being as that I'm not a size 2 twig but rather a woman with some curves, a wet suit was not my idea of a flattering addition to my wardrobe. However, I still managed to squeeze into it.
Rafting itself was a blast. It was serene and peaceful in parts and then adventurous and action packed in others. ...
- Very nicely laid out and well-groomed city - nice parks with flowers and fountains. Very pretty
- People dress very nicely
- Very friendly people talking to me on the tram, in the shops etc in Croatian and continuing to talk in a friendly way (in Croatian) even when I said I don't speak it
- But also some unfriendly people and strange people including a 10yo boy walking around barking ??
- Nice, clean, new hostel in the ...
The ferry from Split to Hvar City took just over an hour, leaving us a good chunk of the afternoon to enjoy the island. We'd been looking forward to this part of the trip since Istanbul, saving the beach for the end so that we could lounge and relax after the weeks on the road. Unfortunately, by the time we'd sorted out our accommodation and had lunch, it was after 4:00pm, so our beach options were limited to those in town.
... it is totally safe". Good to know!!
Like Split, there was not loads of touristy things to see in Hvar which was great news for us as it meant that we could just chill out a bit and enjoy the atmosphere. The one thing we did do on our first day was a hike up to the old fortress. The fortress itself was not anything we hadn´t seen before but the views over Hvar were totally breathtaking. As you can see from our photographs, we were majorly impressed and spent a ...
... in 295 CE. It is one of the most imposing Roman ruins in existence and the place you’ll spend most of your time while in Split. Don’t expect a palace though, nor a museum – this palace is the living heart of the city, and its labyrinthine streets are packed with people, bars, shops and restaurants. The narrow streets hide passageways and courtyards, some deserted and eerie, others thumping with music from bars and cafés, while the ...