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Home > Blog > Towns > Hvar Town > Sun Worship on Hvar: Hotel Amfora
Sun Worship on Hvar: Hotel Amfora

Sun Worship on Hvar: Hotel Amfora

Written by Paul Bradbury Sunday, 15.07.2012. 19:33:07 Posted in: Hvar Town, Tourism

After almost six weeks of uninterrupted sunshine with temperatures consistently in the 30s, it finally rained this morning.

At 3am.

For 2 minutes.

Normal service was resumed by breakfast, and another hot day on the road was in store. Walking past Hotel Amfora on the way to a meeting, I was struck by the diversity of the hotel - a conference centre for some, a family resort for others, and an exclusive bathing option at Bonj les Bains for others. Whatever their motives for arriving at Amfora, they had one thing in common: sun worship. Some pictures...











Paul Bradbury

Paul Bradbury

Author of Lebanese Nuns Don't Ski, Lavender, Dormice and a Donkey Named Mercedes, 25 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Croatia and the island's first comprehensive guidebook, Hvar: An Insider's Guide to Croatia's Premier Island and am co-author of Split: An Insider's Guide with Mila Hvilshoj. 

I have lived on Hvar full time since 2003. In addition to running Total Hvar, I also run: Total Split (, Total Inland Dalmatia ( and Total Munich ( 

I also have various blogging clients, including the Central Dalmatia Tourist Board and Andro Tomic Wines, and print clients include Qatar Airways inflight magazine, Out! magazine from New York, and Dalmatian Hotspots. 

I also write for Google News via Digital Journal - see my range of articles here

Ongoing writing projects:

A History of Hajduk Split, co-author with Frane Grgurevic - out in 2014
Around the World in 80 Disasters - out in 2014

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