Hvar August 5th 2014 Today was our last full day in Hvar. I really like this town. Everything is quite compact here - even more so than Dubrovnik - it seems. There are always pepoke that seem to be on their way someplace.
To begin the day, everyone but Carrie and Dad made the hike up the hillside above Hvar. We went early enough to avoid most the heat of the early day sun. The views from the 13 century fort (that's ... read more
Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Hvar The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a feder... ... read more
This blog is about my 5th & 6th trip to the beautiful country of Croatia. My wife, Carrie, and my two children (Abbey and Ayden), my dad Bob, and my mother-in-law Debbie Jensen were all on the trip in 2009. For my dad, it is his 15th trip. It is trip #2 for Carrie and the first time to Croatia for Abbey, Ayden, & Debbie.
The latest series of entries is from our trip in 2013. On this trip is my father (trip #19 now), me, Carrie, Abbey, Ayden, Judy, Sue, (my 2 sisters), and first timers Brock, Conner and Maty.
We have been blessed to be heading for another trip. The biggest group yet w... full info