Pond Jumpers: Spain

Archive for June, 2009

The waterfalls of Krka and Plitvice Lakes National Parks

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

I honestly never knew natural water could be these colors: so blue, turquoise, and teal. And it is also so clear; I can see the duck’s feet swimming! Usually, I’d be happy to hike an hour just to see one waterfall, and here I see a new one around every corner. I start to think about the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen

Life Update, Twitter Style

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

You may have noticed that we added a new section on the right column of our blog called “twitter updates”. Considering how far behind Jay and I are with blog entries, we thought it would be a good idea to start twittering. We’ll be using twitter to fill in the gaps between our blog entries, since we can publish thoughts and updates in a quick and easy format there.

Just Call Me David Beckham, Jr.

Friday, June 12th, 2009

For the past few weeks, I have been playing (well, trying to play, anyway) “pick-up football” (soccer – but I’ll call it football going forward, since that’s what everyone else here calls it!) with a group of other foreigners who are currently living here in Split, Croatia. My new friend Joel, who Kelly and I met at a free concert performed by the United States Europe Army Band and Chorus*, invited me to play

Hajduk Split vs Dinamo Zagreb – Croatia Cup Final at Poljud Stadium

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

On May 28th, Kelly and I attended* our first football match (soccer game) here in Croatia. We had a blast; it was a very fun time. A month ago, the match was shaping up to be a huge deal, but Hajduk hasn’t performed as well in the past month, causing the match to lose some of its luster.