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.
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!
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!
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.