I may have only visited a small corner of Croatia, but I can tell you it’s beautiful. Split and Braç (a calmer, lesser known island than Hvar) have a really soft charm, like you’re looking at everything through an Instagram filter. In August, the sun glare gives a slight haze over the coast, and there are a hundred shades of gorgeous, deep blues around you. Naturally, this being a beach holiday, every waking moment was spent on the coastline with a book, a bottle of ice cold lemon beer and a pair of sunnies, gazing out to sea like a lazy sailor. Well, when you weren’t jumping off cliffs, anyway.
Split beach- find a cliff point, jump off, splash land. Rinse and repeat.
This is Supetar marina, on the island Braç . That’s the Croatian mainland looming in the background.
Above is the Split harbour just after sunset. I’m not too great at night-photography, so this photo doesn’t quite capture the purpley-marbled sky, but you definitely get the idea!
I know this kid looks pretty cool, earnestly staring out to sea like a navy-wife, but he was actually a bossy little so and so, ordering his minion friends around in the water below him. Still, who doesn’t love a silhouette!
Split marina, where every bit of cliffside is a sun-worshipping opportunity.
This corker of a church is inside the famous cemetery overlooking Supetar bay.
I loved Croatia- and have so much more to say about it, so keep an eye on the blog for my next post