Above Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, CroatiaI arrived in Dubrovnik, Croatia in the evening, just after a huge rain storm had passed through.  I was meeting a friend in the city who had arrived earlier in the day.  He had arranged for a ride for me from the airport to our apartment he had rented.  Once I got there, we grabbed a quick dinner within the city and then crashed for the night.

Dubrovnik, CroatiaWe were up early the next day to start exploring the city.  We grabbed breakfast and arranged for a kayaking sunset tour at the end of the day.  Then we headed out of the city to catch a lift up the hillside behind the city for a spectacular view looking down on the city and Mediterranean Sea beyond her.

Dubrovnik, CroatiaAt the top, the view is pretty, but, if you walk down the little road, you’ll find a view from the side, without the railing in your way, no people around, and frankly, a much better view.  Just for a short walk down a road…

Dubrovnik, CroatiaWhen I went to pose on the edge for a panoramic photo, it turned out there was a lot of strong wind buffeting up the hillside.  An unsuspecting Marilyn Monroe moment that left me laughing.  I can’t help but look at that picture and remember happy times in the summer sun and wind!

Dubrovnik, CroatiaWe stopped for a little snack and drinks at the restaurant on the top.  Since the wind is so strong up there, they had blankets in all of the seats for keeping warm.  I enjoyed a lemonade while watching a rain storm pass by on the Mediterranean.  Eventually we caught the lift back down the hill to go and explore the city and walk its walls…

Dubrovnik, Croatia




  1. Amazing vistas.

  2. Dubrovnik is very popular in my reader these days !! I’ve seen so many post about it. it’s a beautiful city, so I understand 🙂

  3. […] out across the water.  We went out to the coast of a large island, if you look back to my post, Above Dubrovnik, you can’t miss it in the pictures, the large one to the left of the city.  We paddled back […]

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