For some reason, homes in coastal towns are often painted in colorful pastel colors. Weymouth, England is no exception.
Our method of exploration of these coastal towns generally consisted of shopping for something we apparently feel we needed or forgot to pack, like warmer clothes. We then search for a lunch spot in town to sample the local cuisine. Indian food is very good across the UK, so that was often at the top of our list. The local seafood was also good to find. However, please note there is no Dover sole to be found in Dover, England. No matter how good the food is on board, local cuisine away from the ship is a very welcome change.
The main attraction in Split is Diocletian’s Palace, built in the 4th century by the Romans. Today it is simply part of the old city with fancy shops and many restaurants primarily for tourists. Split had the busiest harbor we have seen since Gibraltar. There was a constant flow of cruise ships, ferries and yachts. Continue reading →