Croatia: Dubrovnik

We had a deadline for our rental car return (we've been traveling by car since Zagreb), so couldn't meander the coast as we are normally wont to do. The first part of the 3½-hour drive from Split was inland on fast, modern and virtually empty highways (the toll for this leg was about $10 CAD),... Continue Reading →

Croatia: Split

We experienced two different versions of Split: one, on the damp afternoon of a mostly pouring rainy day; the other, on the following day filled with sunshine. One could say that Split has a split personality. On the rainy day, there were only one or two bedraggled sellers out with their wares at the green... Continue Reading →

Croatia: Zadar

Getting there For us, the journey to Zadar held as much interest and enjoyment as the city itself. The drive from Rabac on the Istrian peninsula of Croatia to Zadar was beautiful and varied. We started out in valley farmland, drove through a 5km tunnel and incredible highway infrastructure to and around the city of... Continue Reading →

Croatia: Istria

We arrived in Rabac, the Istrian village where we had booked an AirBnB, in the dark. The next morning we woke up to find ourselves in a beautiful location. It poured rain all afternoon and night but was lovely weather for the remaining 4 days we were there. I worked the first 3 afternoons--we only... Continue Reading →

Croatia: Zagreb

We are between house sits; our next one is in Italy in about 3 weeks. In the meantime, we are touring one of the two countries that were at the top of our list this year, Croatia (the other was Italy, so more on that country in a few weeks). We managed to make the... Continue Reading →

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