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Bob at the Pula Ampitheater

A Day in Istria

April 22nd 2015
22 April 2015 Wednesday. We started the day as usual having café au lait and croissants, but this time on the waterfront of Opatija. Although as with most towns along the Adriatic it has a long history, its current status as a resort town began in 1845 when a nobleman built the grand Villa Angiolina on the sea, surrounded by a large park. Shortly after, the Austrian Empress Maria Anna stayed h ... 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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