Driving down the highway in Croatia we saw a rock that made us all a little sad for home.
Over the Hills and Far Away
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Heading to Dubrovnik our drive cut through Bosnia and Herzegovia. I just had to open the car door and put my foot on the ground to say I had really been there. So I'll count that as our 10th country, unfortunately no passport stamps. I sort of love my passport stamps more than is normal. We had a crappy apartment in Dubrovnik, but we tried to focus on the fact that we were right in the middle of Old Town, which was pretty convenient. But seriously, I can see the...
Our two weeks in Croatia have been an amazing contradiction of beauty and destruction. The people and the natural sights here are top notch, but the Serbian-Croatian war is not too far in the past and the remnants are visible everywhere. Our time at the Plitvice Lakes was breathtaking. We hiked for 3 straight days. The blue green of the lakes was amazing and the water was crystal clear. Many families in the area have taken to rebuilding their homes following the...
"You declared your hair would be three inches shorter..." My visions of traveling the world looking cool with long hair after years of having a corporate cut were fading. Sure at the right moment and angle I looked...well if you asked my girls I looked awful. Even Amy was wilting at her encouragement to let it grow since you'll never have this chance again. While wandering the streets of Dubrovnik I kept passing this intriguing old school barbershop. The pla...
I received these videos today as part of the Google Alert I have on "Around the World Travel". I thought they were amazing and just the sort of thing I would watch at home that drove me to pursue my dream of travel. If you have 3 minutes (and you know you do) check out Move, Learn, Eat at the link below. http://weburbanist.com/2012/10/20/video-tours-take-you-around-the-world-in-just-one-minute/ Amy