April 12, 2022: 2021 Travel Recap. The skies are blue, and the weather is warming again in Charlotte. We can hear joyous kids in the park and live music playing as we pack for our 2022 trip. More on that later, but first, I thought I’d share a summary recap of 2021 travels.
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September 20: Jean and I are at our second favorite place* on Earth – the town of Bol, Island of Brač. Yes, we are again back in Croatia on the Dalmatian Coast!
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July 17: A Sarajevo Food Adventure! Jean and I traveled to Sarajevo to explore the history and culture. We decided to hire a local guide, Džana, for a food tour. She introduced us to unique blend of Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian traditions that define Bosnian cuisine. Oh my…
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July 15-19: The Land of Blood and Honey: supposedly the word “Balkan” comes from Turkish “Bal”, honey, and “Kan”, blood. When the Ottoman Turks conquered this land in the 1300’s they found it rich, but hard. We found that still true today.
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July 2021: The Dalmatia Coast. Jean and I explored Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Split in the past couple of weeks. For highlights, read on!
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June – July. We are day-hiking several Croatian National Parks on our journey. Strange and exotic names beckon: Ucka, Velebit, Paklenica, Plitvice, Krka, Mljet, and Kravica. How do we rate them? Read on and see!
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