Day walk in Croatia

CRO_Dubrovnik_11

A whole week to stay on a beach is too much for a hikers mind, even though the Mediterranean sea and sun offer a great relaxation experience. At the halfway point of our Dalmatian tour I really needed to put my boots on and visit the surrounding hills on the island of Korcula, which lies on the Croatian coast between Split and Dubrovnik.

CRO_Koce_01

Instead of going randomly somewhere, I followed this route:

http://www.korculainfo.com/walking-korcula/korcula-kocje/

CRO_Koce_02

At first the route followed the coastline before climbing up to the hills. The day was pleasantly hot, around 25 degrees of Celcius.

CRO_Koce_03

CRO_Koce_04

After a few hours I reached the Kocje area which was some kind of protected landscape. There were interesting rock formations and dark little caves, thick bushes and trees, bees and flies buzzing around. It felt a bit like an enchanted forest.

CRO_Koce_05

A perfect way to finish a nice day walk: pizza, beer and a sunset over the sea. Now I would have energy to lay on a beach the following days of our trip.

CRO_Korcula_04

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s