Rainy First Day – Dubrovnik, Croatia (2009)

My first time to Dubrovnik was a couple years before Game of Thrones made it even more popular than it already was. I visited again many years later, and it was interesting to see how things had changed. But Dubrovnik always charmed me, and it never bothered me how touristy it was. It was such a joy to visit both times.

In 2009 I stayed in a cheap hotel just outside the old town’s entrance gate. The first day was miserable and rainy, so there weren’t many people out – it almost felt like a deserted town even. A good chance to take some black and white photos.

The main street
One of the many charming alleyways
Later on the skies finally started to clear a bit

Even with rain, Dubrovnik will probably never see this kind of emptiness again. But that said, it helps most of the accommodation is outside the old town’s walls. Or should I say, King’s Landings walls?

Can you find Mini Bobo?
Just inside the old walls

Gear List

  • Nikon D300
  • Nikon AF-S 28-70mm f/2.8
  • Tokina 12-24mm

2 thoughts on “Rainy First Day – Dubrovnik, Croatia (2009)

  1. Seeing Your beautiful rainy photos, I must congratulation You – they are wonderful. it was very refreshing to see them. For example, I have nearly only sunny day and snowy winter photos in my blog.

    Happy and safe travels!

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