Trogir and Split

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After Mostar I return to Croatia, where I spend the last 8 nights of my vacation.  My first stop is Trogir, a town of about 10,000 people just 27 kilometers west of Split.  Most everyone says Split is a must-see … Continued

Plitvice via Opatija

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Imagine Niagara Falls sliced and diced and sprinkled over a vast and heavily forested canyon. It’s a lush and unforgettable valley of 16 terraced lakes, laced together by waterfalls and miles of pleasant plank walks. That’s what Rick Steves says about … Continued

Istria

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We have three nights in Rovinj.  Assuming we arrive late in the day, that still gives us two full days to explore the Istrian peninsula. Rovinj will probably take up at least a good part of one of those days. … Continued