From War Torn to Tourist Town September 10th 2007 From War Torn to Tourist Town
Yugoslavia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo…these are all words that evoke, at least in the mind of the common American, the thought of war and ethnic cleansing. When mentioned in common speech, people tend to look at you like you are slightly crazy. To say, “Yeah, I’m going to Croatia for vacation next week,” people tend to think you’ve gone off your rocker.
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For all of you who don't know us, we are a relatively normal married couple from Richmond, VA. We have been married for 5 years and have been friends since we met at Capital One on our first day of work. We have decided to make a "nontraditional move" with our lives. On November 7th, 2006 Kel and I left everything behind and started traveling beginning with Lisbon, Portugal. The plan was to start in Europe, hit Asia, Australia and New Zealand and then return to Europe to finish our year. Before it was all said and done we added destinations in the Middle East and Africa. The trip was am... full info