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When you look at a map of Croatia, Dear Reader, you will note that the southernmost town (follow the coastline down to the southeast) is a small place by the name of Cavtat. (The locals call it Zavtat.) If you follow the coastline any further, you end up in Montenegro. We had so hoped to go to Montenegro but, sadly, although getting into Montenegro was easy, returning to […]

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Last week, I introduced you to Dubrovnik and took you on the first part of a walking tour. We checked out the city walls, Brsalje Square, the Pile Gates, Onofrio’s Fountain, the Church of our Saviour, and the Franciscan Monastery. Whew. I promised to come back and fetch you in the monastery gardens so we could continue our tour. Did you enjoy your time in the garden? Did […]

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I am going to start my review of Croatia with a crowning glory—a gem, a jewel, a masterpiece, the pearl of the Adriatic Sea: the old city of Dubrovnik. I will not lie to you, Dear Reader: Even with its large—nay, huge—numbers of tourists crowding its narrow streets, and even if it is the one place every tour bus, cruise ship, or checklist-traveler will visit, we absolutely LOVED […]

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I am back from Croatia, Dear Reader, and, Oh my! OH MY! My head is FULL of amazing adventures to share with you! I know you are eager to read them all but first—first—I have to share with you one of the best ideas ever! It was one of the most fabulous experiences we had on this trip. I hope you will forgive me if I keep you waiting […]