But where’s the pearl?

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It’s hard to believe at this time yesterday I was sitting on my balcony in Korčula savoring my last moments in paradise before getting on a boat for the two‐hour cruise south to Dubrovnik. Now here I am, sitting in … Continued

Less seeing, more being

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This was one of those days that everyone else calls “vacation.” I call it “nothing to do.” But that’s okay. This is a beautiful place to do nothing. I simply wandered around most of the day. I sat and watched … Continued

Split and found paradise

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While I was waiting in line to board the catamaran to Hvar (along with, it seemed, every other American in Split), someone standing nearby send to his companions, “We’re splitting Split.” No one laughed, and I said to him, “I bet that’s the … Continued

What bridge?

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Today I remembered why I love to travel. It’s not to see a famous and beautiful bridge and walk the cobbled streets of an “Old Town.” It’s not to buy the same tacky, made‐in‐China souvenirs that are sold in shop … Continued