Dubrovnik is the jewel of the Croatian coastline and it's just about the busiest tourist town I've ever visited. Each day 30,000 visitors cram into the old walled city.
Dubrovnik is picture postcard pretty with gorgeous blue sea and skies, an amazing old city with terracotta tiled roofs and the occasional colour burst from hot pink bouganvilleas.
Some buildings were damaged during the Balkan War and In Dubrovnik there were many memorials to the 1991 conflict. The bell tower is a relatively recent addition.
If there is a food market around, I will find it and this sweet little market runs daily 'til lunchtime. I bought a kilo the best peaches there for just 2 euros.
Dubrovnik was really hot during my stay, 35 degrees C hot and the best way to cope with the heat was to head to the water.
I caught the ferry over to Lokrum Island, a little paradise just 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Dubrovnik.
I just loved it there, and all the photos in the collage are from my trip to Lokrum Island. The rest of my time in Dubrovnik was spent trying to keep cool; walking the walls of the old city, visiting museums and the amazing war photography exhibit; trying to get my head around Balkan history and enjoying the freshest of seafood.
Berlin is a world away from the Croatian coastline, with so much to see and do. Sadly my trip ends on Friday and I'm still trying to work out what to see tomorrow, let alone my last 2 days here.
See you all again soon,