Dubrovnik, then heading out

(This is the fourth post of our Croatia-Budapest Trip, June-July 2014.) Thursday, June 19 Gundelic Square the morning after the Big Game.  We head to the Konsum store and buy breakfast, as well as some hairspray and a chocolate bar.  Just the necessities. We venture out on the square to spot this Mr. Gundelic, atop… Continue reading Dubrovnik, then heading out

Dubrovnik Slows Our Pace

(This is the third post of our Croatia-Budapest Trip, June-July 2014.) Wednesday, June 18 This is the view from our third-story window, towards the left, overlooking Gundelic Square. This is looking straight ahead (taken on the first night we arrived). And this is looking right, towards the steps heading up towards The Church of St.… Continue reading Dubrovnik Slows Our Pace

Dubrovnik’s City Walls

(This is the second post of our Croatia-Budapest Trip, June-July 2014.) Wednesday, June 18 Dubrovnik once was two cities, divided by the sea: Ragusium and Dubrovnik.  Over time the canal between them filled in and after an earthquake in the seventeenth century, the city's wide thoroughfare, the Stradun, was straightened out and rebuilt.  After I… Continue reading Dubrovnik’s City Walls

Dubrovnik, Croatia Beguiles

(This is the first post of our trip to Croatia, Slovenia and Budapest in June-July 2014.) Thursday, June 17 After a long flight from Los Angeles to Munich, and then from Munich to Dubrovnik, we were happy to see from our airplane windows the coast of Croatia. Having viewed maps and photos and watched video… Continue reading Dubrovnik, Croatia Beguiles