I’ve been hanging out in Dubrovnik off and on now for the better part of two weeks; oh how time flies… I want to share with you some photos from my time here and no, they aren’t all just the old city. In fact, I’ve spent far more time in the neighborhoods of Lapad and Gruz than in the old city itself. Obviously the old city is beyond picturesque and the main draw that gets people coming to the Dubrovnik Riviera but that’s not all there is.
These are some photos which should give you an idea of what it’s all about. If you’re short on time you’ll probably just stroll the streets of old city and take a tour or so which will be quite memorable. If you’re lucky and have the luxury of time, I suggest you spend a little more time the surrounding neighborhoods where you’ll realize that the Dubrovnik experience extends beyond the old city walls. The Dubrovnik Riviera is a very nice place to pass time in the summer months and having the old city in the mix only makes it that much better.
To say my mother is loving her time here would be an understatement. That said, I can’t say it’s a surprise as I knew she would and that’s why I flew her out here in the first place. I’d say Dubrovnik is one of those destinations that is best enjoyed like a fine wine, slowly sipped. Plenty of places on this planet are like pints which at the end of your trip, similar to the end of the night, are somewhat indistinguishable from the rest; that is not the case with Dubrovnik.
Oh yeah, eat the iced cream but not too much. It will be a test of your discipline, trust me.
Tips hat from a loft apartment overlooking Gruz Harbour.