Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor, Montenegro

It’s always a little unnerving when the customs guy spends a lot more time with your passport than he did with anyone else. Jen, Quinn, and Kathy had already been stamped into Montenegro with a quick scan and stamp of the passport. I’d been standing there...
Our last weeks in Dubrovnik

Our last weeks in Dubrovnik

For our last weekend in Dubrovnik, we followed the recommendations of our Airbnb host, Dea, and rented a car to explore the surrounding area. Our first stop was a botanic garden set in a beautiful location on the coast just north of town. The last slide below is Quinn...
Mljet National Park and the Elafiti Islands

Mljet National Park and the Elafiti Islands

Last Friday we made arrangements to visit Mljet National Park, which is situated on Mljet Island not too far from Dubrovnik. Because of the ferry schedule, we decided it would be easiest to spend the night on the island. It was supposed to be rainy on Friday and clear...
Settling into Dubrovnik

Settling into Dubrovnik

We’ve settled into our new digs in Dubrovnik and are spending our weekends exploring the city and the surrounding area. Dubrovnik is home to only 40,000 residents but receives 3 million tourist visitors each year. It’s known as the “Pearl of the...
Exploring the Islands by Sailboat

Exploring the Islands by Sailboat

When I was in high school, I had a little 16-foot sailboat that I patched up and sailed around Boyd Lake in Loveland. I’ve always been fascinated by long-distance sailing, but Colorado isn’t exactly conducive to coastal cruising. So when Jen asked me what...