Bosnia and Herzegovina – Počitelj, Medjugorje, Mostar

The day tour to Bosnia was interesting, and since my time in Dubrovnik is over soon, I decided to go rain or shine. Unfortunately, the weather was terrible and put a damper on photos and exploring. A dual-citizen, our guide shared history, folktales, and side stories about his life in Bosnia and Croatia. Day Tour…

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Ancient Rome’s Appian Way

Sunday afternoon I visited the Appian Way, “ancient Rome’s most important military and economic artery”. Built in 312 BC, the road is one of the “oldest roads in existence” and called the “Queen of Roads”! History “The Appian Way was a crucial road for the Roman Empire. It connected Rome to its most distant settlements.…

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Opǎtija Croatia

I arrived in Opǎtija (means abbey in Croatian) last night and in characteristic fashion got lost finding my hotel. The train from Zagreb to Rijeka arrived at about 9:30 pm. It was impossible to find a taxi, so I took a local bus. When I got off the bus, no one was in sight. Some high school girls passing…

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