Month: August 2017

Sea of Humanity

This is insane. There has to be three hundred boats in these two tiny bays and maybe a thousand people! Everyone seems to find their own spot and although there is a dog eat dog feeling about the place the reality is that everyone… Continue Reading “Sea of Humanity”

To La Maddalena

Travelling by public transport is always a challenge and when you’re over sixty and a bit tired it doesn’t get any easier. We dragged our luggage up the hill behind the hotel at Cala Gonone to catch the nine-thirty bus which went at nine… Continue Reading “To La Maddalena”


  It was hot. Lucifer had swept over the South of Europe and was relentless. Bedraggled tourists assembled at little boxes to take tickets hoping for a reprieve from the heatwave. John and I were mystified as to how twelve people in an open… Continue Reading “Coasting”

Marvellous Mundane Mystifying

 Our tenth visit to Rovinj and it continues to surprise us. The beautiful Istrian town has a very long history dating back to pre-Roman times and from the 13th to 18th Century it was governed by the Venetians, their influence obvious in the fabulous… Continue Reading “Marvellous Mundane Mystifying”

A Surprise Revisited

While the car rental was a bit of an extravagance it has worked out very well. We have been able to go into the old town a few times and explore the surrounding area. Motovun was on our list. About forty minutes north of… Continue Reading “A Surprise Revisited”

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