Dubrovnik on a dime amazing ways to make money – a taste of trace

One of the biggest attractions of the old town is amazing ways to make money walking the fortress walls. Dubrovnik is surrounded by towering limestone walls that enclose the amazing ways to make money city. Construction first began in the late 8th century, and the city was fully encircled by the 13th century amazing ways to make money with changes being continually made throughout the 16th and 17th amazing ways to make money centuries. The walls span an uninterrupted length of almost 2km (1940m). These walls have provided incredible defense capabilities for the city amazing ways to make money throughout history, with numerous towers, canons, bastions, and even a moat. For as interesting as they are, these walls also come with a price. For the opportunity to walk these walls, you’ll need to pay 200kn per person (27€ or $41CAD). Given that mac and I spent less than that for amazing ways to make money our nightly accommodation, we were less than enthused about paying that much for amazing ways to make money this experience.

Fortunately, we were given some local advice that allowed us to amazing ways to make money take in the expansive city views without walking the walls. High up on the north west corner of old town amazing ways to make money is a newly renovated basketball court. From up here, not only did mac get to shoot around with some amazing ways to make money local school kids, but we also got to see the classic red roofed amazing ways to make money buildings of the city below. We timed our visit with the setting sun and the amazing ways to make money vista was totally magical.

Srđ hill is where we really prioritized seeing dubrovnik on amazing ways to make money a dime. This 415m-high hill overlooks dubrovnik from the north and its height amazing ways to make money and sweeping views of the city and surrounding islands makes amazing ways to make money it a no-brainer spot for defenses. Napoleon bonaparte constructed the first fortress at the top of amazing ways to make money srđ hill in 1806, and was later taken by the austrians in 1815. The ruins still remain at the top of the hill amazing ways to make money to this day and provide epic viewpoints over the city.

Since our accommodation was on the north side of the amazing ways to make money city, we opted to take the winding, switchback-filled trail up to the top of the hill. After a lovely tree-covered hike through the forest, the trail then ascends up the barren hillside, with nary a tree for shade. The path is rocky in parts, and barren in others, but the increasingly good views provide a welcomed distraction. At the top, there are countless opportunities for epic views of dubrovnik below. There is a restaurant at the top with panoramic dining amazing ways to make money views and also a museum with an exhibition of the amazing ways to make money homeland (aka balkan) war of the 1990’s.

For quick and easy transport down to the old town, there is a cable car that makes the journey in amazing ways to make money around four minutes. With a one-way price tag of 90kn (12€ or $18CAD) however, it was a bit out of our price range. So we did what any budget savvy backpacker would do amazing ways to make money while trying to see dubrovnik on a dime – we hiked all the way back down!! Thankfully the shaded forest seemed to come faster on the amazing ways to make money way down and we were soon back in the vicinity amazing ways to make money of the old town.

Although the rising popularity of this area means that prices amazing ways to make money for visitors will inevitably increase, it is quite possible to experience dubrovnik on a dime. Mac and I used the money we saved on activities amazing ways to make money at a vegan restaurant to celebrate my 30th birthday! ( nisha is plant-based and located at the corner of prijeko ulica and amazing ways to make money palmotićeva ulica. Our meal was quite pricey for croatian standards, but it was delicious and the occasion warranted a splurge-worthy celebration!)

* note: after one year and four days spent backpacking through europe amazing ways to make money and morocco, mac and I are now HOME! We flew back to canada last weekend and had the amazing ways to make money best time surprising my family. (if you’re looking for a tear-jerking video, check out this instagram post of me surprising my mom amazing ways to make money on mother’s day. It’ll get you right in the feels.) I still have LOTS of posts about the balkans coming amazing ways to make money your way, but right now I’m enjoying soaking up time with friends and families and amazing ways to make money COOKING ALL THE THINGS!!!!

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