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Visit to Croatia: Ston & Dubrovnik

After our short ferry ride from Korčula to Orebic, our coach took us back down the Pelješac peninsula to the town of Ston. For many centuries, Ston was part of the republic of Dalmatia, whose leaders managed to retain a … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Pelješac peninsula & Korčula

Our next destination was the town of Korčula, on the island of the same name. To reach there, we had to travel the length of the Pelješac peninsula, from Ston – more of that in my next post – to … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Brač

After our night in Split, Robert dropped us off by the city’s main seaside promenade and then took the tour coach to join the queue for the ferry that, some two hours later, would take us to Supetar on the … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Trogir & Split

After our night in Plitvice, we headed south, descending out of the large cloud mass that had dominated the previous day’s weather and onwards to the Dalmatian coast. By late morning, we had arrived at Trogir, a delightful town that … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Postojna caves, Istra & Plitvice lakes

On a sad note, as I write this post, it is less than three days since the terrifying events in Paris took place. Paris is our favourite travel destination and some of the attacks took place only a kilometre or … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Zagreb

This is the first of seven new posts about our recent visit to Croatia. Previously, I have posted a panoramic account of my walk along the walls of Dubrovnik, and my shared my opinions of the suitability of a coach … Continue reading

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Croatia? Often idyllic. By coach? Not ideal

In five visits to Europe since 2008, Maggie and I have been on seven coach tours – four with Trafalgar and, in 2014 and 2015, three with Insight Vacations. (We have also travelled independently in such places as Paris, Burgundy, … Continue reading

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