Tag Archives: Rain

Encounter

It was raining when I reached the station, and a knotted crowd occupied every inch of dry space underneath the platform shelter. No umbrella to hand and not quite soaked through, I opted to remain on the stairs, where there … Continue reading

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Under My Umbrella

I discovered today that my umbrella leaks.  It was one of those moments that we seldom expect, when modernity and all of its promises simply abandon us and leave us wondering if the world has any meaning left at all.  … Continue reading

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Playlist

The Eagles sang me out of Ljubljana.  I was on my way to Slovenj Gradec, a small town in the north of Slovenia, located in the district of Carinthia.  It’s a little over two hours away if you take the … 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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