Winter Break 3: Dubrovnik – The Pearl of Dalmatia


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My next stop after Split was Dubrovnik, a city in extreme south of Croatia. The bus ride to Dubrovnik runs along the coast (it enters Bosnia Herzegovina for a while), the view really took my breath away. I was thinking about sleeping, but the view is too beautiful. But unlucky me, I am no photographer and my camera is not bulky, so out of the many pictures I took, only one seems presentable.

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Turquoise sea with Mediterranean-style houses along the coast

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Arrived in Dubrovnik, greeted with light rain. Dubrovnik has 300 sunny days in a year, a mild rain would collapse the whole town.

 

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By the Adriatic sea near Dubrovnik’s Old Town.  Behind me is the Fort Lovrijenac featured in The Amazing Race season 12.

 

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In Dubrovnik’s thoroughfare, the Stradun. There wasn’t many people during the gloomy winter. In summer, it’s so crowded like there’s a pilgrimage here or something….

 

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I have a thing for narrow alleys of Europe

 

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If you think this is a fancy sink, you’re wrong. It’s where you dump your crap in it. I don’t know why Croatians and Bosnians still use this type of thing in their public toilet…

 

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Boats from the old port with some view of Dubrovnik. I am seriously considering of buying some properties here… ngenge😉

 

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Yachts… Last summer, Roman Abramovich was in town. How do you know that? When Roman Abramovich is in town, he gives a large tip, when Efenem is in town, he gives no tip🙂

 

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The playful waves of the Adriatic Sea… played until wet

 

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Took a walk along Dubrovnik’s Old City wall

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Fort Lovrijenac (Fort St. Lawrence) featured in The Amazing Race season 12. First they had to tandem zipline from the fort, then they jumped into the sea, they swam and they rowed a boat. 

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Anna guesthouse where we stayed, cooked and ate some pasta and enjoyed Sherlock Holmes while the ultra-fast internet downloaded something else

 

Next stop: Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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