A Monument to Me and a Split Yellow Dress   Leave a comment

Monument to a Tourist, Split

Monument to a Tourist, Split

Traces of War – a freshly painted home with a well-tended pretty garden, then a house riddled with bullet holes. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted July 1, 2015 by Jaclyn in Travel, Holidays

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Šibenik – A Lovely Little Resort Town   Leave a comment

Int'l Children's Festival

Int’l Children’s Festival

International Children’s Festival – pennants adorn the streets of Sibenik. Each one is colourfully drawn by a local child Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 30, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Travel

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Zadar, Croatia – Songs of the Sea   Leave a comment

Croatian Costumes

Croatian Costumes

Shepherdess – so you’ve heard the nursery rhyme ‘Mary had a little lamb’… well I saw the Croatian version of Mary on our way to Zadar. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 28, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Travel

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Plitvice Lakes, Croatia   Leave a comment

Piitvice Lakes

Piitvice Lakes

Leaving Zagreb – we head towards something I’ve been looking forward to: Plitvice Lakes (pronounced “PLIT-vits-uh”), listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site since 1979. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 26, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Parks, Travel

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Same Country – Worlds Apart   Leave a comment

Naive Art

Naive Art

Girl in Costume

Girl in Costume


Leaving Opatija, we head away from the Istrian peninsula and towards Zagreb, the landlocked, bustling capital of Croatia. After the refreshing sleepy riviera town, this is a visual shock back to big city life and all that comes with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 25, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Travel

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Opatija, Croatia   Leave a comment

Nikola Tesla Plaque from Zagreb

Nikola Tesla Plaque from Zagreb

Ah, Croatia! I’ve been dreaming of you for a long time and now, everywhere I turn, all I see is Dobrodošli u Hvratsku (Welcome to Croatia). My first impression as we pull into Opatija is that I’m going to love wandering around here. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 23, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Travel

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Trieste – Last Stop in Italy   Leave a comment

Le Sartine

Le Sartine

Trieste – two hours east of Venice lies the town of Trieste, near the border with Slovenia. In the square, Piazza dell’ Unita, there are beautiful neoclassical buildings Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 22, 2015 by Jaclyn in Architecture, Holidays, Italy, Travel

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