Makarac Point

Hot summer days afloat

Here we are at the beginning of August and it’s been a doozy of a summer so far. Between the sweltering temperatures and the cloying humidity, it’s been difficult to breathe some days, let alone get up the energy to move. These are the days of the Dalmatian fjaka, sort of like a Spanish siesta,…

Maslinica beach

A bit of a clean up and a boat trip

Although you’d hardly know it from the weather most days, it is now summer and time to get outside. Usually we’d have started the season at Easter with visitors coming from many parts of the world. It’s slowly, slowly this year, though,and last weekend a group of Vrboskani took to the beaches with black bags…

Country number plates

Where do all these cars come from?

Vrboska is getting really busy this summer, and on an August weekend, it can be rather difficult to find anywhere to put the car. In the normal way, there’s wide open space in the pjaca next to the church, and all of us who live around here have plenty of choice. Ah, the heady days…