Hvar Artist Retreat 2015: day 1 in Vrboska

I like to begin our artist retreat with an introduction to Vrboska, our base for the week. Much grumbling amongst the troops as I explained the previous night that we’d be meeting at 6:30am for our morning walk, cameras at the ready! This is, in fact, shortly after sunrise, and by far the best time…

Hvar Artist Retreat brochure 2015

Hvar Artist Retreat: 6-14 September 2015

Announcing our Hvar Artist Retreat for 2015 – 6th to 14th September! After missing last year due to family commitments, we’re back for 2015! Our itinerary will be similar to the very successful event in 2013, though we also have a couple of new locations in mind, depending on interest. We’ll be based, as ever,…

A Very Tasty Lunch at Bistro Kod Damira

Following our walk up the Glavica hill, we were ready for lunch! Though restaurant choices are somewhat restricted in winter, it’s still possible to find places open. Stari Grad seems to be particularly good, and we have the excellent Skojić in Vrboska, though haven’t yet found any winter restaurants in Jelsa! Bistro Kod Damira in…

On a Slow Boat to Dubrovnik

During the summer months, Jadrolinija runs a coastal ferry service from Rijeka in the north to Dubrovnik in the south, taking all night and all day about it. Calling in at Split, Stari Grad on Hvar, then Korčula and Mljet, until quite recently the route also included Bari in Italy. Going further back into the…