When people visit islands on their sailing trips, they oftentimes just stick to the coast and the nearby restaurants. That is a shame because island interiors can hide just as spectacular secrets as the coast. One of the great ways to discover entire islands is by bike. Read our skipper’s suggestion on what to see withing some of the Croatian islands!
Ukoliko želite izvući najviše iz vašeg jedrenja po južnom Jadranu, predlažem sljedeću rutu. Ova ruta vam daje priliku vidjeti većinu zanimljivih gradova, otoka i otočića u blizini. Šipan, Mljet, Korčula i Lastovo samo su neke od destinacija koje možete posjetiti.
Prema mitu i Homerovom remek djelu ”Odiseja”, Odiseju je uništen brod u vodama Scile i Haribde te je svoj spas pronašao na otoku Ogigija. Najnovija istraživanja sugeriraju da su Scila i Haribda bili drevni nazivi za Veliki i Mali Vratnik jugoistočno od hrvatskog otoka Mljeta, mitološka Ogigija.
Nach dem Mythos und Homers Meisterwerk Odyssey, zertrümmerte Odysseus sein Schiff in den Wässern von Sycilia und Charbydis und fand seine Rettung auf der Insel Ogyga. Die neuesten Forschungen deuten darauf hin dass Scylla und Charbydis antische Namen für Veliki und Mali Vratnik waren, die Inseln die sich süd-westlich von der kroatischen Insel Mljet, der mythologische Ogyga, befinden.
The first post in our new series talks about our sailing journey to Croatia’s distant islands. Interesting, fun and occasionally challenging, this journey is something every yachtsman should experience. Today’s post talks brings you the story about sailing around islands between the coast and the open sea. Enjoy!
In the village Pomena, on the island of Mljet, there is a special konoba called Nine. It offers its guests freshly caught seafood and homemade wine and bread. The owner, Nine, is a passionate diver and everything he catches is on the menu. Pomena also offers safe berth and anchorages to yachtsmen.
If you wish to make the most out of your sailing trip to the South Adriatic, this route will give you a chance to see most of the interesting towns, islands and islets in the vicinity. Šipan, Mljet, Korčula and Lastovo are just some of the destinations you can visit.
According to a myth and Homer’s masterpiece Odyssey, Odysseus wrecked his ship in the waters of Scylla and Charybdis and found the rescue on the island Ogygia. The latest research suggests that Scylla and Charybdis were ancient names for Veliki and Mali Vratnik southeast of the Croatian island of Mljet, the mythological Ogygia.