A DAY IN DUBROVNIK

Arriving at the old town by tender

Arriving at the old town by tender

The familiar old port is still busy in summertime
The familiar old port is still busy in summertime

The old city walls have been bleached white by centuries of red hot summers

The old city walls have been bleached white by centuries of red hot summers

Dubrovnik is almost completely intact, a medieval time capsule in stone and marble

Dubrovnik is almost completely intact, a medieval time capsule in stone and marble

Stradun, the ancient main thoroughfare of the city

Stradun, the ancient main thoroughfare of the city

Stradun's pavements are marble, and hellish deadly when wet

Stradun’s pavements are marble, and hellish deadly when wet

Fortunately, they don't get wet too often in summer

Fortunately, they don’t get wet too often in summer

The Pile Gate dates from the fourteenth century

The Pile Gate dates from the fourteenth century

The ramparts of the city make for an amazing contrast with that petrol blue sky

The ramparts of the city make for an amazing contrast with that petrol blue sky

Onofrio fountain traces it's storied history back to the 1300's

Onofrio fountain traces it’s storied history back to the 1300’s

The Venetian influence on the city is obvious here

The Venetian influence on the city is obvious here

The tales those stones could tell...

The tales those stones could tell…

Even the carvings on these corniches is amazing

Even the carvings on these corniches is amazing

And it's back to the old port

And it’s back to the old port

Taking in the coastline from the deck of the Silver Spirit- sheer bliss

Taking in the coastline from the deck of the Silver Spirit- sheer bliss

 

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