Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Day in the Park or Two: Krka and Plitvice

Croatia is blessed with seven national parks and two in particular are world renowned.  Krka National Park is just a short hour and half drive from Split and can be reached by bus or rental car.  The park straddles the … Continue reading

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Kotor and Mostar on the Side!

If you consider Dubrovnik as the visual equivalent of a gourmet entree then the side trips to Kotor, Montenegro and Mostar, Bosnia are a wonderful side dish and exquisite dessert. Both ancient cities are just short two hour drives from … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik on the Ground

We really enjoyed our time in this ancient city.  There was something for each of us.  History, culture, eye candy for the architecturally interested, shopping, great food, good wine, and interesting Church Art. The most unique piece of art framed … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik from The City Walls and Our Apartment Roof Top Terrace

To really see the Old City in all of its glory you have to see it from up high.  Both the city walls and our Apartment’s fifth floor roof top terrace provided the perfect vantage point for photographs.  Our apartment … Continue reading

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The Old City of Dubrovnik – Too Beautiful For Words!

The old walled city of Dubrovnik could not have been better designed or imagined even by Walt Disney himself.  The marble streets gleam in the sunlight and twinkle by moonlight.  The massive walls and ancient buildings simply leaves the weary … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Ljubljana and Dinner in Zagreb

We started our day by crashing Sara’s honeymoon again having breakfast with Sara and Zack.  And after spending a couple of more hours waiting for Jackie and Jeannette to look at other peoples junk at a glorified flea market we … Continue reading

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Venice to Ljubljana – The Travel Companions are Getting Restless!

Well today was the day to separate the strong from the weak, the determined and stoic from the whinners and complainers.  After a long night of being eaten by every mosquito in Venice, I had everyone up showered and out … Continue reading

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Onward to Venice to Pick Up Some Baggage!

I decided to take the train from Prague to Venice rather than taking a flight.  I chose the train option because I enjoy sleeping on trains, I avoided wasting waking hours traveling and I also avoided the cost of an … Continue reading

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A Day Exploring The Old Jewish Quarter

I devoted my final day in Prague to exploring the Old Jewish Ghetto. It is interesting how we non Jews tend to see the Nazis’ horrific atrocities against the Jewish people as a one off.  The truth is, as every … Continue reading

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A Side Trip to Cesky Krumlov

I’ve managed to fall a few days behind on my blog due to a lack of internet but I will try to catch up quickly.  On my second day in the Czech Republic I took a one day side tour … Continue reading

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