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Exploration and Relaxation on Hvar

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

We spent last weekend on the island of Hvar, and we arrived without booking accommodations. We stepped off the ferry to the now accustomed barrage of little old ladies saying: “Do you need room?” “Apartment! Very close, very close. Come with me.” “Accommodation? Accommodation?” We hesitated just long enough that they knew we might be interested, and we were surrounded within seconds.

Visiting Bol and Zlatni Rat on the island of Brac

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

On Kelly’s parents’ last day visiting us in Croatia, we decided to take a ferryboat back to the island of Brac. Kelly and I have visited Brac one other time and really enjoyed it, so we wanted to return to see more of the island. Last time, we only traveled by foot from the town of Supetar, so we didn’t get to explore the other side of the island, where there is the town of Brac and the famous Zlatni Rat

Visiting Supetar, Mirca and Sutivan on the Island of Brac

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

A couple of weeks ago, Kelly and I made our first excursion outside of Split – we took a weekend vacation (two days, one night) to the Croatian island of Brac. Croatia has hundreds of islands along its western coastline. Many of these islands are very small and uninhabited, but there are also some large islands with

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