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Fisherman on Hvar harbour

People we met here:

Laura,Sarah(USA),Alison(Australia)

Accomodation:

Apartmani Barcot

Today was one of the worst days of my life,the croatian wine i had the night before wasnt agreeing with me at all.I was having one of the most violent hangovers in my life.Damn you Croatian wine!I was dragged around by Stacey and Alison in the morning whilst we tried to organise ferry tickets to Hvar.All the time i struggled to put together a sentence in my own language let alone try and speak croatian.

 After getting our ferry tickets we got our stuff together and left Alison with our emails so that we could meet her in Dubrovnik later that week.

Poet Hanibal lucics summer residence
To help with my fragile state that day the Adriatic sea decided to be very very rough and i have to admit although i feel at home on the water,im never very good when im hungover.We finally arrived in the beautiful Hvar town and after much wandering around and some help from a builder who didnt speak any english we found our accomodation.Then later that evening we met Laura and Sarah again at a cafe before we headed home for an early night.

  The next day were awoken by the sounds of swallows singing on our balcony and the bells of the local monastery,which was much nicer than being woken up by gobby synchronised swimming teams.We headed into town to stroll around the main square and along the promenades either side of the harbour and found a few beaches.

Before heading to the beach we went to the internet cafe where there was the most ignorant english bloke ive ever met,watching him basically shout at people,needless to say he was sailing yahcts and most English people ive met who sail tend to be very sheltered from the world around them much like he was.

Seafront house(there was a woman crapping on the floor behind me when i took this,disgraceful behaviour)
What an absolute idiot.Made me embarassed to be english.Then we headed to the beach with Sarah and Laura for the afternoon for a spot of sunbathing and a stray dog took a liking to us and kept bringing stones for us to throw for him.

Then that evening we went to a cafe again where a little local girl kept giving us sweets which was very nice.And on the way home there was a group of men gathering together which i thought were going to be a bit of trouble, but they turned out to be a choir and they just stood around with cans of lager in there hands singing together.Brilliant.

On our last day it was quite a lazy day,we didnt get up until around 10am,and when you compare that to the rest of our trip that is extremely late,but Hvar was meant to be a chill out place and our accomodation was amazing so we didnt care.

End of school celebrations,Hvar
After arranging our ferry tickets back to split we decided to walk up to the venetian fortress that overlooks Hvar town.

The only problem with our last day was the hundreds and hundreds of tourists from the american cruise liner.The place was absolute chaos,a far cry from the previous 2 days.You could hardly move for them,it certainly took away alot of the charachter of Hvar.That afternoon we went for another long walk along the coast and came to a little secluded cove that you could only get to by swimming which was beautiful.Then as we headed back to town we heard a big commotion,and as we got back to the harbour we found loads of teenagers throwing themselves in the harbour.When we asked what the were doing it for someone said they had just finished their exams.Very amusing!

Vikram says:
Sounds like a nice day - shame about the other English bloke.
Posted on: Jun 16, 2011
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Fisherman on Hvar harbour
Fisherman on Hvar harbour
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Poet Hanibal lucics summer reside…
Seafront house(there was a woman c…
Seafront house(there was a woman …
End of school celebrations,Hvar
End of school celebrations,Hvar
Island off Hvar
Island off Hvar
Back alley in hvar
Back alley in hvar
Hvar town
Hvar town
Our accomodation in Hvar(i think t…
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Town beach,Hvar
Town beach,Hvar
Secluded beach,Hvar
Secluded beach,Hvar
Hvar
Hvar
Can you see the fish?
Can you see the fish?
Venetian fortress
Venetian fortress
Hvar town
Hvar town
Hvar town
Hvar town
Hvar town
Hvar town
Walkway in Hvar
Walkway in Hvar
Hvar town
Hvar town
Hvar town view from above
Hvar town view from above
Hvar town harbour
Hvar town harbour
Lush restaurant in Hvar
Lush restaurant in Hvar
Monastery
Monastery
Inside a monastery
Inside a monastery
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Poet Hanibal Lucics Summer reside…
Secluded harbour
Secluded harbour
Secluded beach near the secluded h…
Secluded beach near the secluded …
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Our room in Hvar...amazing for £…
Steps up to ventian fortress
Steps up to ventian fortress
Backstreet to our apartment
Backstreet to our apartment
Hvar and some outlying islands
Hvar and some outlying islands
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