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Red Carpet Attire and a Palace Lunch   Leave a comment

Rundale Palace was built in the 15th century and in the 1920’s some of its rooms were used as a primary school.

Preparing for my red carpet entrance, I put on the supplied little blue cover ups. My flip-flops just fall off so I’m essentially walking around barefoot in my booties. Talk about feeling completely at home in a palace! “Hmm, now how do I get to the kitchen to make  a snack?”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted July 9, 2016 by Jaclyn in Travel

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Dazzling Dubrovnik   1 comment

Valamar Dubrovnik President – our home for 3 nights, located on Babin Kuk. This area was settled first then enlarged to join the city with the mainland. A short 10 min bus ride and we are in the Stari Grad (old town). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted July 4, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Travel

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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 Holidays, Travel

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A Final Afternoon in Venezia   2 comments

 

Narrow Canal

Narrow Canal

Fondamenta Zattere al Ponte Lungo – a promenade on the south side of Dorsoduro. It seems to directly translate to ‘foundation of rafts’ but don’t worry, it’s not a 1.5km walk along floating rafts. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted June 21, 2015 by Jaclyn in Holidays, Italy, Travel

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