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One thing about this time of Covid-19 – I have time to catch up on some shows I wanted to watch. Top of my list, Game of Thrones and I have just finished season 7 (of 8). Faced with the difficult task of selecting photos for this challenge, the incredible sets and scenery in Game of Thrones were lurking in my subconscious, pushing me towards Dubrovnik, site of King’s Landing scenes and… Read More

Today was so relaxing. Korcula Town was our shortest port stop, and after a beautiful tender ride to the island, we decided to just leisurely walk around. Korcula is a delightful spot, much less crowded than Dubrovnik, very clean and seemingly very low-key. This city has lovely, but incomplete walls, and their claim to fame is as the alleged birth place of Marco Polo. I say “alleged” because both Venice and Genoa… Read More

Can water get bluer; weather cooler; and medieval towns more magnificent? Apparently so- Dubrovnik’s Old Town is like Kotor on steroids . . . . amazing. Even the crowds were on steroids – they seemed to have multiplied ten-fold; not surprising since Dubrovnik is a port many of the larger ships visit, and there were three ships in port today. Our scheduled tour was canceled today, so we did a self-tour of… Read More

There are four of us traveling together, we split in Split and went our separate ways. Mother and I went along the incredible Dalmatian Coast and to see some additional villages, while my husband and daughter took a more rigorous adventure into Krka National Park. My husband’s account (as guest-blogger) of their adventures: We traveled by bus to the Karst Sibenik region of Split to visit the Krka National Park, particularly the Skradinski… Read More

We are cruising the Dalmatian Coast on the Azamara Quest and docked in our first Croatian port of Hvar at around 11AM.   First order of business was to tender into town to venture out on a tour of Island Highlights. This coast is incredibly beautiful with deep blue sea, bright blue sky, a light sea-breeze and layers of history. Today we toured the medieval Hvar Town and Stari Grad (formerly Pharos), stopping at a Dominican Monastery… Read More

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