|Change of plans this morning when it was raining out. It just didn't seem like the day to spend on the water and beaches. After a good wander around the old city and seeing many sights and many churches I decided to use my deposit to take the boat to Cavtat, a small town further south on the coast. Turns out it was not the best decision as it was very, very, very rough. I arrived feeling somewhat green but did recover and wandered around the little town. Very pretty. Eventually I even had a delicious seafood lunch. The water was so clear around the harbour of this town - looked absolutley wonderful. Good news, the return trip was much better and some great views of the walled city as we pulled into the old port.
Then it was up a number of steps to get to the cable car and a very fast ride up the hill for a panaromic view of the city, countryside, sea and islands. On a clear day I understand you can see as far as Italy. That wasn't happening today but it was a great view. This was one of the few places where you see much about the war in this coubntry. The other place is close to where I am staying and there are some startling photos from an artist's place that was bombed at the very beginning of the war. While up there I met 2 couples, one from Alberta and one from Summerland. Small world.
Back in the walled city, I'm now resting and might go out later to hear a concert. The walled city certainly is a buzz with all of it's cafes, bars and ice cream places. Everyone is having ice cream cones around here.
The TV toursim ads for Croatia are very interesting - they advertize it as the Mediterran as it used to be!!