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Sep 17, 2012 - Vela Luka on the Island of Korcula

Hello all from the sunny & warm islands of Croatia! It was sad to leave Hvar. It seems like the Riviera of Croatia and we felt like the 'jet set' for the night. Lots of boats, music, and activity. We set off bright and early today for Korcula. As there was no wind, we motored along the south coast of Hvar, stopping in at some idyllic bays such as Milna that is posted. From there we headed south to the Island of Korcula and then into the town of Vela Luka. Berthing was quite an undertaking. We had to back into a brick wall jetty while...

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Sep 15, 2012 - A day in Split and ferry ride to Vela Luka

A day in Split and ferry ride to Vela Luka Bike about 5 miles for a total of 330 miles Left the island community of Trogir -  traffic jam free. Drove down the coast to Split. We had a difficult time navigating the roads of Split. Many narrow oneways and deadends with cars blocking streets. We got very close to the rental car drop off in downtown Split, but could not drive there.   We rode our bikes to the rental agency and got better directions for bringing the car in. We ended up blocking the road ourselves and met with some...

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May 25, 2010 - Vela Luka

There was one main motivation for departing Lastovo - the ferry and bus schedule. So with our final Croatia destination, Dubrovnik in mind, we headed to Vela Luka for two nights to await the only bus that week that departs at a reasonable time. Arriving in Vela Luka, once again accomodation was not readily apparent. Checking a few places left us unimpressed. So as Tomas sat and sipped the beer, Julia got down to serious business. 10 minutes later, she returned, no luck. So Tomas suggested asking the guy at the cafe if he knew of anyone...

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