Tag Archives: Croatia

Ljubljana Bound: A Days-Long Journey Into Night

I have talked of my adventures in foreign lands and told of my impressions of their people.  I have documented the days and weeks and reflected here on the things that I have seen and experienced.  I have even described … Continue reading

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PECTOPAH

There’s an old joke about a guy visiting Russia who goes hungry because he doesn’t realize that a pectopah is a place to get food.  I never said it was a good joke.  It’s not very funny, even if you … Continue reading

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A Croatian Tale: Act II-Something Reptilian This Way Comes

As little time as I ended up having in Split, I almost had much less.  There was an early train leaving Zagreb which would have gotten me into Split around midday, giving me plenty of time to explore the city … Continue reading

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Waiting At Godot-A Croatian Tale In Two Acts

I have twice now given Split short-shrift, and undeservedly so, considering its reputation.  My only defense is that it lies between two places I really like: Zagreb and Hvar.  Getting from one to the other, when pressed for time, has … Continue reading

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Brother, Can You Spare A Ride?

My girlfriend regularly hitchhikes…in Africa.  What is more mind-boggling for me than this, however, is that it is probably safer for her to hitchhike in Africa than it would be in the US.  I must add that Courtney is living … Continue reading

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