Pond Jumpers: Spain

Archive for April, 2009

First Venture into iMovie

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Shortly before Jay and I left for Split, we got ourselves a going away gift: a Flip Mino HD Camcorder so we could record some of the sights and sounds of our adventures. It is nice and compact, so it easily fits in one of our pockets or my purse. I am never hesitant to bring it along because it is so tiny, light weight, and easy to use. The video quality is a bit shaky, but otherwise, it’s pretty good.

Stray Cats and Narrow Alleys in the Diocletian Palace

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

The first thing I saw were two cats pawing and playing together as they skipped across several motos. The spry stray cats, old stone buildings, red clay roofs, and shrunken alleyways in the Diocletian Palace create an enchanting atmosphere and immediately engaged all of my senses. Tony took Jay and I on a

Finally making it to Split, Croatia

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

It’s been sunny, blue skies, and about 70F everyday for the past 10 days. No one in Split owns dryers and clothes are hung out on the balconies to dry in the fresh Adriatic air. We did our first load of laundry today. It’s been raining all afternoon. Of course, laundry day was ruined before the rain; Jay accidently bought fabric softener instead of laundry detergent and all of the stores are closed today