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Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina; an Adriatic Sea cruise (part 2 of 2 parts)

Last week we shared initial detail of our “last-minute deal” on a small-ship cruise along the Adriatic Sea coast. The price was attractive (about 1/3 off), the four countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro) and dozen cities we would visit would be decked out in their Christmas finest and we expected the Adriatic […]

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Dubrovnik, Croatia and visiting a Croatian family

On December 12 our ship the Athena (we were on a Grand Circle Cruise of the Adriatic Sea) departed Hvar, Croatia, after a late dinner to Dubrovnik, anticipating a long, eight hour sail. Almost immediately we were into rough, then rocky seas. Turned in about 10:30, fearing seasickness, managed to avoid that malady, but we were still […]

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Slovenia and northern portion of Croatia, cruising the Adriatic Sea (part 1 of 2 parts)!

Slovenia, Croatia and an Adriatic Sea cruise (part 1 of 2 parts): Over the past 2 1/2 years, my spouse, Susan, and I have traveled extensively in the US and Canada. Our outside-the-country travels, however, have been limited to a trip to Paris 15 years ago and a European river cruise from Vienna, Austria, through Germany […]

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Christmas lights in Slovenia and Croatia

Christmas lights in Slovenia and Croatia; we are on a cruise of the Adriatic Sea, which started nine days ago in Slovenia and now has us in the port city of Split, Croatia. In two cities, in particular, Christmas lightening and nighttime activity is simply marvelous. Our first experience was in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where we […]

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