Croatia (35)

Sailing Around Croatia Islands

Sailing around Croatia Islands Croatia is a country well known and loved for its many beautiful islands. Though numerous, these islands are unique both in their overall formation and their eye-catching attractions. The amazing thing is that many are visible right from the coastline – even as you drive along, but nothing compares to sailing […]

We Split from Split with no Banana Split

We Split from Split, with no Banana Split … … (just split skin … on his knee) Twenty-eight years ago I was in Split. When it was part of Yugoslavia. I was there with a team from YWAM – Youth With A Misson and it was a small country-sized city, steeped in heritage. And today as […]

Istralandia Aqua Waterpark

Attraction Name: Istralandia Aqua Waterpark Address: Brtonigla, near Novigrad, Croatia Phone: 052 866 90 Website: Date visited: September 2014 Child-friendly: Definitely Review: Yesterday we decided by default to come to Istra, the top part of Croatia. And why? Because of a sign. A road sign that leads us here! We had checked in and talked to the […]

Along the coast to Zadar Croatia

Along the coast to Zadar Croatia I think today you might find this a bit of a pictorial post. Words cannot describe the beauty of the Dalmatian Islands along the coast of Croatia. I came along this 25 years ago in a bus on a mission trip.  It was a very different Yugoslavia back then. […]

Slipping into Sibenik Croatia

Slipping into Sibenik Croatia 9:00 a.m. and we ‘hit the road’. It is lovely to have repacked the car, and sorted out things at the apartment we had last night. We fed four cats our leftover milk that had been crying a good part of the morning in hunger. And we drove along the coastal […]

Slovenia to Croatia – simply sensational

Slovenia to Croatia – simply sensational Leaving Venice Italy, it is now time to drive toward Trieste, and then on to Slovenia. Having been told the tolls are quite high on this motorway, and also not being a motorway fan, we drive through a lot of farmland. We stop for food, and the little store […]