Dubrovnik ~ An ancient walled city

Sunday, May 4th ~ Dubrovnik, Croatia

Old harbor in Dubrovnik

Old harbor in Dubrovnik


Dubrovnik is among the 10 best medieval walled cities in the world.” ~ Wikipedia

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, and a stopping point for many cruises, this ancient walled city became a World Heritage Site in 1979.

Today a local guide escorts our group through the main structures and narrow streets of the ancient walled city complex.  With two large cruise ships in port as well as several local tour groups the streets are crowded with visitors which makes getting around and staying up with our leader a bit more of a challenge.

Thankfully we have been issued “whisper” electronic devices with an earpiece that makes it easier to hear.  The guide speaks into a headset microphone and everyone within range that has the receiver tuned to the correct channel can hear his/her voice in their individual earpiece.

City walls

City walls


Just because I liked it


Rector’s Palace


Detail on column

Apothocary Museum

Apothecary Museum


Dome of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Old Harbor

Old Harbor

Rain soaked main street

Rain soaked main street

City walls

City walls

Franjo Tuđman Bridge

Franjo Tuđman Bridge

GRATITUDE MOMENT:  Today I am grateful for a hot bath and room service.  After a dreary, cold, windy and rainy day it was wonderful to be able to pick up the phone and order a burger, fries and fresh fruit to be delivered to our room.

About Tim and Joanne Joseph

Hi and welcome! We are Tim and Joanne Joseph and we have just embarked on our latest adventure. We hope you will join us!
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4 Responses to Dubrovnik ~ An ancient walled city

  1. vivian meade says:

    Enjoying this trip very much, just wishing I had room service.. . LOL


  2. Being a big fan of games of thrones I am dying to visit the place , hope someday I will superb clicks and nice post


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