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Croatia October 3, 2021

Headed home! We got up this morning at our usual time of 7:00, showers and headed for breakfast. We departed La Perla at 9:00 and were picked up by a Mercedes van arranged by Vantage as part of our package, … Continue reading

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Croatia October 2, 2021

We left La Perla before nine and boarded our bus for Cavtat. At Cavtat we caught up with Paolo for a walking tour. The bay here is very well protected cut back into the shore and protected by three islands … Continue reading

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Croatia October 1, 2021

We were at anchor overnight at Slona Bay. While we had breakfast, the captain raised the anchor and set off for the Old Town of Dubrovnik. We were treated to a waterside view of Dubrovnik’s wall, familiar to many from … Continue reading

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Croatia September 30, 2021

We motored from the anchorage into the dock at the island of Korcula for our visit. We met our guide on the dock who gave us an overview of the town and then let us have free time to wander … Continue reading

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Croatia September 29, 2021

We left Split at 6 am and motored to the island of Hvar where we anchored out in a calm bay. We tendered into shore and met Karmen, our tour guide for the morning.  Hvar is viewed by many as … Continue reading

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Croatia September 28, 2021

We docked in Split last night after leaving Sibenik. In the 4th century AD the Roman Emperor Diocletian built a huge palace for his retirement not far from Salona, where he was born.  He was the first Roman Emperor to … Continue reading

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Day 7 Monday September 27, 2021

We explored some of the Adriatic’s most stunning landscapes today. Our first stop was Krka National Park, where waterfalls tumble through dramatic gorges. At this time of year the water was low; it is more dramatic and forceful after the … Continue reading

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Croatia Day 6 Sunday September 26, 2021

We left our hotel at 8:30 am, heading south to Zadar, where we will board La Perla, late this afternoon. We passed through a lush countryside dotted with tiny villages and churches, and farms. Stefan briefed us on our schedule … Continue reading

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Croatia Day 5 September 25, 2021

Touring Roman Pula and the Istrian Peninsula We explored one of the most beautiful regions of western Croatia on a full-day tour of the Istrian Peninsula. As we drove into the countryside, we drove through. Grey Istria, called that because … Continue reading

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Croatia Day 4 September 24, 2021

Discover the Opatija Riviera After breakfast this morning, we traveled up the hill to Moscenice, a mountain top town which is one of the oldest settlements in the region.  Our guide here was Vensa, a local resident, who runs the … Continue reading

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