Zágreb

Dates visited: September 12, 2009 – September 13, 2009 My selection of countries on this European vacation (Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina) was based on visiting places where there wasn’t a lot of emphasis on museums. Since Rohan was only three years old, our priority was flexibility. Thus, we rented …

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Trogir

Dates visited: September 19, 2009 – September 21, 2009 Trogir is a beautiful small town on the Adriatic coast. As we drove from Plitvice Lakes National Park (140 miles total) through the mountainous karst region, I will never forget the first view of the Adriatic sea – it was a …

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Split

Dates visited: September 21, 2009 Split, the second-largest city in Croatia (17 miles east of Trogir) is also on the Adriatic coast. We spent just about four-five hours here, as we had to drive another 145 miles to reach Dubrovnik by evening. We concentrated our sightseeing to Diocletian’s Palace, and …

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Dubrovnik

Dates visited: September 21, 2009 – September 25, 2009 Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is called the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Situated on the Dalmatian coast, this late-medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik is protected by walls that run uninterrupted for 1.2 miles (6,360 ft) in length and reach a …

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