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Bob posing next to the statue of a soldier  
   

Bob posing next to the statue of a soldier

The average soldier was the same height as the statue...pretty short.
A day in Split

April 19th 2015
19 April 2015 Sunday. The front that had caused the bad weather the previous day in Dubrovnik and Mostar had passed during the night, so Sunday lived up to its name with bright sunshine and blue skies. The days would remain sunny, not only for this day, but for the next five days, with rain returning for just a morning we were in Bled. We strolled from our apartment, which was on the edge of t ... read more
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Croatian Flag 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
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2nd May 2015

Split
What an interesting tale Bob. And how good is it that you had such a great time in a city with such an eccentric name. First time I have heard of Roman history in Croatia but not surprising it was part of their empire. Enjoy the rest of your trip.
2nd May 2015

Split
Many Roman emperors came from Croatia. In addition to the beauty, that whole region has such fascinating history.

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