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Santa Maria di Leuca

Travel due south down the Adriatic Sea coast of Puglia and when you can go no further by foot (or car) you will have reached the town of Santa Maria di Leuca. 140 more words


Šibenik, Croatia

You might have thought Croatia – Dalmatia especially – was starting to become old news. Game of Thrones has finally tipped Dubrovnik over into being a theme park and a tourist trap, with some unpalatable western-feeling prices for tourist attractions and restaurant dining. 1,273 more words

Off The Beaten Path

Revisiting Dubrovnik

It’s time for a confession: I may have been a bit of a ‘Donnie Downer’ about Dubrovnik.

I don’t like to gravitate towards a crowd when I’m travelling, and when I first visited in 2011 I was disheartened to discover hoards of people filing through the narrow alleys, even at the very beginning of the Adriatic tourist season. 221 more words


1st Offshore Sailing

The time has come to put HIR3 and ourselves to the first real test. We have finally sailed offshore 300 miles non-stop from Poreč to Dubrovnik… 387 more words


Our First Visitor!

My brother Adam, an amazingly talented artist,  came our way for a quick visit before he soaked in all of the art history Italy has to offer.   477 more words


Visiting the Pakleni Islands from Hvar

And then we saw five nudists on a boat, chit-chatting like long-lost friends, spurred on by liquor-filled libations and flush with the kind of soaring Vitamin D levels more conservative travellers would never be blessed with… 2,136 more words