Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Road to Vrboska

Up from Hvar, the landscape is crisscrossed by drystone walls and fields of grapes, lavender and olive trees. We were heading to the village of Vrboska, where a local family makes lovely wines of endemic grapes, grappa and dessert wines.
The fortress-church of St. Mary of Grace, built in the 16th century defense against the Turks:

Couldn't resist a photo of this house, with its lavender doors!

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