Day In Dubrovnik

Stradun in Old TownNicknamed “Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination on the Adriatic Sea with it’s Old City (much like Old Quebec) and it’s seaport frequented by cruise ships and vacationers on their own sailboats and yachts.

In order to get to Dubrovnik I had to wake up at four thirty in the morning to catch a bus for the forty-five minute ride to Mljet’s main harbour in Sobra. Then hop on the high speed passenger ferry, Nona Ana, for the one and a half hour ride to the city; some day I’ll get used to this commute. The only commute I like so far is the one in my village which takes sixty seconds to walk down eighty-two stairs so I can jump into the bay for a swim.

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Full Metal Martin

Within thirty days I managed to leave my job, pack my belongings, leave my apartment, see and say goodbye to as many friends, relatives and colleagues as possible, eat at all my favourite local food joints and then travel over six thousand kilometres to Croatia. Before I left I went to Yuk Yuks, Second City, saw the air show one last time from my balcony, traveled to Ottawa for the weekend, saw an old black and white movie outdoors in downtown Toronto and biked in Critical Mass.

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