Monthly Archives: September 2014

Zadar, Croatia

Noah’s ark part 2. We awoke in Zadar to torrential rain, so bad I had to cancel my massage (the humanity!) because the taxi could not navigate the flooded streets. So I decided to download my iMovie update (which apparently … Continue reading

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Mali Lošinj, Croatia

Beautiful little island with a huge protected bay. No fee. Boaters, swimmers, runners (us and Mauro), bikers, hikers. Sometimes, this is the perfect view: Almost nothing but calm water. All the things we love about visiting islands- slower pace, gentle … Continue reading

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Cooking My First Octopus

Sept 18, 2014 “I’d like to be under the sea…” Not today, not for my octopus. This morning I heard Mauro on deck talking to someone, and I assumed it was some Croatian with a boat demanding a few hundred … Continue reading

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Pula, Croatia

Visited Sept 14, 2014 Home of the 6th largest Roman coliseum in the world. We have seen 4: Rome, Tunisia, Arles, France and Pula, Croatia. Pula is also home of this temple built in honor of Augustus Caesar. We had … Continue reading

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Rovinj, Croatia

We made it to Croatia, finally, on Sept 11 2014. It was rainy and icky, but we checked in and had a walk around the town. It is old, or course, and has the obligatory church at the top of … Continue reading

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Piran, Slovenia

Visited Sept 10, 2014. Anchored here near sundown and went to shore. We saw at least 5 ladies swimming in the harbor. Seriously, in the middle of the harbor, no swimming area. We were wearing coats. Their pretty heads popped … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me

Birthday 9/9/2014 Two years running, I was blessed to spend my special day with our dear friends Gary and Perri Finch on Amante in the Med, although we are no longer in the Med, but the Adriatic, but the same … Continue reading

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