090814 120855  Local transportation. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090806 092104  Pidgeons in the park (lots of them). : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 095024  Guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 093736  Greek government building. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 100233  Changing of the guard ceremony. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 100843  Continuation of ceremony. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 103218  Originally built under the leadership of Herod Atticus in AD 143.  Totally reconstructed in 1896 for the first modern olympic games. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 103334  Olympic symbol : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 103359  View of the Acropolis. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 110635  Tower of the winds. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 115905  Athens outdoor cafe. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 132216  Navigating along the narrow streets in our tour bus. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 133307  Port of Pireas. : Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 155429  First view of our cruise ship - the Artemis.  It has 25 cabins holding a total of about 50 guests. : Artemis, Athens, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 180749  Life vest drill : Artemis, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 201051  Our cruise began by going through the Corinth Canal.  This was started by Nero. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 201155  In 66 AD Nero considered the earlier plans of Julius Caesar and Caligula and a year later sent teams of war prisoners and 6000 Jewish slaves to work on the canal.  They dug a ditch 3300 meters long and 40 meters wide before work was interrupted by a mutiny in Rome. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 201658  No ship can be wider than 24.6 meters. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 203125  Ron and Glenda : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 203518  We are being followed.   This canal was completed in 1893 and is 6300 meters long.  The flow of water in the canal changes direction about every 6 hours. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 203936  Watching the shore line. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 203949  Fishing for tonight's meal. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 204118 : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 204354  Small boat coming to take the canal pilot off the ship. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090806 204817  Sunset on the western end of the canal. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090806 205429  Moonrise : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 062444  Night arrival in Itea, Greece. : Corinth Canal, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 082922  Olive trees on the way to Delphi. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090807 085628  Waiting for our local guide in Delphi. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 091817  Ruins of Delphi. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 092737  Delphi Treasury. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 100126  Ruins of Temple of Apollo. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090807 100157 : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 100340 : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 100454  Temple of Apollo : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 100946 : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090807 102319  Area guarded by highly trained attack cats. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 105210  Delphi Museum. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 111628  Some of the gold found at Delphi. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 111700  Showing how the monuments were painted. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090807 111829  Delphi Museum. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 112349 : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 113306 : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 114342  Charioteer : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090807 121516  View on our trip back to Itea. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 123809  Returning to the Artemis. : Dalmatian Coast, Delphi, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090807 221626  The Rio-Antirio Bridge linking the Greek mainland with the Peloponnese Peninsula. : Dalmatian Coast, Greece, Gulf of Corinth, [Dalmation090804]  090807 223029  The bridge.  It was inaugurated on August 7, 2004 and the Olympic torch bearers were the first to have officially crossed it. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, Gulf of Corinth, [Dalmation090804] 
090808 095801  Arriving in Corfu : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 094736  Rope : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 100214  Corfu was the 2nd most powerful maritime city-state of ancient Greece. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 100134  Lighthouse in Harbor. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090808 100350  It lost its importance during the Roman and Byzantine eras.  The Venetians occupied Corfu during the 13th century.  The Corfu dialect contains many Italian words. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 100638  Corfu rejoined Greece in 1864. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 101837  Some more of the harbor. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 133952  The beach. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090808 142452  Local table cloths for sale.  Other local products are Koumkouat and almond sweets. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 142650  The harbor. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 144932  Olives : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 145219  Lime : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090808 145321  Grapes : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 145504  beat-up window : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 145614  walking thru a village : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 145916 : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090808 150100 : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 162829  Corfu Town.  The Church of St. Spiridon - patron saint of Corfu. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 163423  Corfu Town promenade. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804]  090808 204250  Evening - Greek dancing on our boat. : Corfu, Dalmatian Coast, Greece, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 080037  We are now in Albania.  Here we are learning that time is unimportant.  We are waiting for the Albanian officials to clear us so that we can get off. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 082043  Port of Saranda, Albania. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 082522  Our guide told us that corruption is absolutely rampant in the country.  In this case, a builder refused to pay the proper bribes, so the building was distroyed. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 083742  Monument to Albanian soldiers. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 083838  During the Communist era the Albanian dictator, Envar Hoxha felt that the entire world was interested in conquering his country.  Hence he embarked in a building program to build one million military "pillboxes" along the coast to hold off invaders.  His government did successfully build about 500,000 of these 1-man fortifications.  Hoxha died in 1985. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 090901  On the way to Butrint, Albania. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 092415  Selling/buying souveniers. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 092456  Tourist stop. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 093418  Local ferry. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 093858  Sycamore trees leading to an archeological site. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 094845  Butrint - Greek, Roman,  Byzantine, and Venetian ruins. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 095342  Visiting the ruins. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 095403  Locals : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 095832  remains of a pillar : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 100156  Roman bath.  The entire floor was raised and hot water was run underneath. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 100712  More ruins.Caesar arrived in Butrint in 44 BC and designated it a "Roman Colonial City". : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 102435  Butrint, from the 5th century had a bishop and this "Great Basilica" (6th century AD) was the bishop's church. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 103043  Some of the remaining mosaic on the floor of the church. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 104121  Lion eating a bull (yes, it looks like a pig but we were assured it was a bull).  This lion relief was not part of the original wall but was put there in the 5th century in order to reduce the size of the gate and make it easier to defend. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 122531  Back in Saranda, Albania.  Our boat the Artemis. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090809 105443  Overview of the plains beyond the city. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 110458  Albanian flag. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 122539  Holiday crowd. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804]  090809 123617  More of Saranda. : Albania, Dalmatian Coast, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 080613  Sailing through the scenic Kotor Bay.  On the right is Montenegro and the left is Croatia. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 083704  Remnants of the Montenegran Navy. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 085923  Bay of Kotor. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 090349  Kotor Bay. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 090817  Church on the mountainside. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 091744  Our Lady of the Rocks - on a man-made island. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 092439  Yet another church. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 095257  Our captain taking us in the the city of Kotor, Montenegro. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 100633  The yacht was owned by Christina Onasia and is now available for hire (if you have to ask "how much", well, then, forget it). : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 103424  The walled city of Kotor. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 104501  Inside the walled city. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 104929  The city. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 104939  More of the city (Glenda in the foreground). : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 105038  A small church in one of the many squares. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 105428  Church door. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 105532 : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 105919  Laundry day. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 110026 : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 110421  Venetian crest. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 111202  Local Market. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 113528  Ron, reconnecting to civilization. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 115127  Having coffee and surfing the net. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 143946 : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 144938  Home of prominent 17th century family. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090810 155616 : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090810 203130  Kotor at night.  Notice that the walls of the city extended up the mountainside to prevent attacks over the mountains. : Dalmatian Coast, Kotor, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 072032  On the way to Cetinje, Montenegro. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 072219  Scenes of Kotor Bay. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 081325  Our ship is small and on the right of the large cruise ship. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 081714  Kotor Bay. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 082328  Local wildflowers : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 084634  Njegusi Village.  Famous for the production of cheese and smoked ham. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 091101  Njegusi, stopping to have some cheese and smoked ham. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 094914  Njegusi, leaving the village.  The huts on the right are for backpackers. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 112037  Cetinje, dancing with the local blacksmith. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 113026  Cetinje.  King Nikolas Museum.  This was a palace, now used and a Museum. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 113352  Cetinje.  Church. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 121010  Hang glider over Kotor Bay. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 140619  Leaving Kotor Bay for Croatia. : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804]  090811 141135  Our Lady of the Rocks : Dalmatian Coast, Montenegro, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 193034  Entering Gruz, the port city of Dubrovnik, Croatia. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 194650  Gruz, Croatia : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 195618  Local supermarket. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 195758  Building on the harbor. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 201214  Gruz at sunset. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 210051  Dubrovnik at night. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 201321 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 210240  Dubrovnik - main street.  Dubrovnik was probably founded in the first half of the 7th century. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 210316  Dubrovnik at night.  In 1358 it became part of the Hungarian-Croatian Kingdom. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 211253  Dubrovnik at night.  Outside the city walls.  In the 15th and 16th century it was a free city-state. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 211646  Dubrovnik at night. This Dominican Church was erected in 1315, destroyed in the earthquake of 1667, and then rebuilt in a mixture of Gothic and Rennaisance styles.   In 1815 Dubrovnik was annexed to Austria. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 211845  Dubrovnik at night.  The Rectors Palace - now a restaurant. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 212245  Pagentry in Dubrovnik. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 212511  Dubrovnik at night. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 213334  Dubrovnik at night.  Fountain.  The water here is clean enough to drink. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 213722  Shopping. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090811 213943  Dubrovnik at night.  Hmm, do I need a new dress? : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 214828  The walls of Dubrovnik at night. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 082010  Dubrovnik by day. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090811 214832  Dubrovnik at night.  Street musicians. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090812 085323  Patron saint of Dubrovnik - holding the walled city in his left hand. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 090813 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 091023  Very new roofs on very old city.  This is a result of the bombing by the Serbs in the mid 90s. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 091736  One of the very few undamaged roofs.  Notice the old tiles. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090812 092313  Clock tower. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 092123  A view from the wall of the city.  The main wall is 6400 feet long and up to 82 feet high. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 092904  Some of the wall with the Dubrovnik city flag. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 094006 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090812 095249  City fountain. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 095444  Main street from the wall. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 100716 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 105014  local market. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804] 
090812 204050  Party in a Croatian village.  The lady dancing is Yana, our guide. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090812 204249 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, [Dalmation090804]  090813 081034  Entering the island of Korcula, Croatia. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 085733  Popeye : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804] 
090813 091435  The gate to Korcula. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 093819  Caper plant : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 093919  Small family church. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 094209  Bell tower. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804] 
090813 094333  Narrow street in Korcula. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 094553  Museum (formerly a bishop's house) : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 095426  Yana, our guide from Slovinia, and Vasja, our guide from Croatia. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 103605  Korcula claims to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804] 
090813 104535  Along the shore. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 104813  City street. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 104943  Watching over Korcula. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 115234  Most happy fella. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804] 
090813 115224  I can't believe he really drank two ice cream sodas! : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 134939 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 135255  Shopping : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 135643  still life : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804] 
090813 202241  Korcula at night. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 212450  Singing group at night : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090813 215409  "Moreska"  - a traditional sword dance and drama.  It has been performed since the 16th century in Korcula. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Korcula, [Dalmation090804]  090814 084357  Hvar island. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804] 
090814 084835  wine tasting : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 084901  Trying the local wine. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 084958  Trying the local wine. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 092244  Croatian Fisherman : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, Vrboska, [Dalmation090804] 
090814 092505  Fishing net. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, Vrboska, [Dalmation090804]  090814 092533  Fishing net. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, Vrboska, [Dalmation090804]  090814 093708  Local house in Hvar. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, Vrboska, [Dalmation090804]  090814 094103 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, Vrboska, [Dalmation090804] 
090814 101338  Abandoned Lavender field : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 105007  Cathedral in the old town of Hvar. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 105246  Fortress - erected in 13th century. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 105936  Center of Hvar - dates from 15th century. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804] 
090814 120040 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 112210  Selling lavender : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 115629 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, [Dalmation090804]  090814 170117  Now we are in the city of Split. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804] 
090814 205206  Entertainment on our boat. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090814 212754  Yeha! : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090814 213227 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090814 214038 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 084402  Diocletian's palace.  He was the Roman emperor and born on the Dalmatian Coast.  He retired on May 1, 305 AD (we weren't invited to his retirement party). : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 090027  Masks in one of the local stores. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 090044  Bottom floor of the palace. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 092537  Inside the palace walls. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 092554  Inside the palace walls. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 093716  Acapella singing group. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 092926  Inside the palace walls. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 093333 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 094537  Statue inside the temple of Jupiter. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 095222  Courtyard inside the palace. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 095720  Statue by Ivan Mestrovic one of Croatia's most renown modern sculptors. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 100808  The couple who used to live in this house were reknown for their loud arguements.  This plaque was placed sometime after their deaths.  The woman (on the right) is yelling at her husband, and he is giving her "the finger". : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 111221  Harbor at Split. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, [Dalmation090804]  090815 142515  Roman stadium.  Can be flooded for water games. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 141552  Roman aquaduct - after some modernization is still being used for its original purpose. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 150420  St. Lawrence cathedral on Trogir. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 151241 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 151457  "If I have to come down there, you are in trouble". : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 151524 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 152124  Cherubs under the weight of bounty. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804] 
090815 153658  Were on Trogir, an island community settled by the Greeks in the third century BC. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090815 170547  1500 year old olive tree,believed to be planted by retired Roman soldier.  This particular tree is not native to the Dalmatian Coast. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Split, Trogir, [Dalmation090804]  090816 122622  Dalmatian Rose. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 131231  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804] 
090816 131417  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 132148 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 132228  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 132240  Trout. Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804] 
090816 132446 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 132654 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 133046 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 133649  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804] 
090816 133733 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 134646  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 142342  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 151114 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804] 
090816 153702 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 153717 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 154207  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804]  090816 154646  Plitvice Lakes : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lake, [Dalmation090804] 
090817 093911  Zagreb [ Tourist train : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 094204  Zagreb - Center square.  The statue is Trg Bana Jelacica who defeated the Hungarians in an 1848 uprising. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 101634  Zagreb - street scene is "upper town:. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 101820  Zagreb : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804] 
090817 102651  Zagreb - St. Mark's Church : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 104848  Zagreb - 13th century stone gate with a painting of the Virgin Mary, which miraculously escaped the great fire of 1731 and is a place of pilgrimage. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 111440  Dolac market - the main market in Zagreb. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 111658  Zagreb - St. Stephen's Cathedral.  Build in 1899 : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804] 
090817 112621  Inside : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 113756  Inscription using early Croatian alphabet. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 134132  Mirogoj Cemetary.  This was created in 1876 and inters members of all religious groups.  Note that in this pictures there are Christian and Jewish tombs. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 141310  Outside wall of the cemetary. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804] 
090817 161706  Downtown. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090817 195807  Italian Restaurant in Zagreb. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Zagreb, [Dalmation090804]  090818 095833  Verazdin Castle dating back to the 15th century. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 100207  Interior : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804] 
090818 102504  Locksmith guild sign. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 103012  Family crest of Erdody counts : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 103934  Inside the chapel : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 104205  play of light on old brick flooring. : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804] 
090818 104318  Castle courtyard : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 105615  Porcelin Fireplace : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 110721  Entrance Gate : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 113435  Varazdin Town Hall : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804] 
090818 114330  Varazdin : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 122554  Discussing politics : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 114356  City Park : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 122913  City square : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804] 
090818 123338  Varazdin Castle : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090818 141637  Lunch in the vineyards : Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Varazdin, [Dalmation090804]  090819 112807  Now we are in Ljubljana, Slovenia : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 113908  Ljubljana.  This city has a 5000 year history.  This is the Ljubljanica River. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090819 115544  Fountain of Three Rivers : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 120526 : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 120752  Church of the Annunciation. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 121820  Cathedral of St. Nicholas doors : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090819 122410-2 : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804], favorite  090819 122410-3  Sunflowers at the city market. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 122410  Sunflowers at the city market. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 123600  France Preseren, the greatest Slovenian poet. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090819 131237  Fisherman's alley : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 133154  Narrow street in the old city. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 140711  Modern clock. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 140939  Market : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090819 141230  Fixture on the "Dragon Bridge".  The dragon is the official symbol of Ljubljana. : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 141301 : Dalmatian Coast, Ljubljana, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 171406  City of Bled, Slovenia.  We are being rowed to an island. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090819 172956 : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090819 174914  Lake Bled activities. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 073449  Bled castle, 100 meters above the lake. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 084427  Glenda photographing us in the mirror. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 095546  River in the Julian Alps. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090820 101639  Come in, the water's fine.  Yana reliving her childhood. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 101802  Isn't anyone going to join me? : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 102115  Here we are! : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 102326  Lake Bohinj. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090820 102412  Flying over Lake Bohinj. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 102616 : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 111148  Slovenian hay racks. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 112003  Slovenian village. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090820 112241  Windows and flowerboxes. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 112443  Windows and flowerboxes. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 112612  Wood stored for the winter. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 124655  Chapel in Bled Castle. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090820 124711 : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 125608  Bled castle, looking down at the lake. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 125955 : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090820 133143  Lake environs. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090821 082454  Bled Castle. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 093134-2  Table for two. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 104845  Church on island. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 184257  Have a great trip home! : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804] 
090821 110044  Residence on lake shore. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 192246  Visit to a gingerbread bakery.  These are not intended to be edible.  They are for decoration only. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 194201  Farewell dinner.  Mushroom soup in bread bowl. : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]  090821 200125 : Bled, Dalmatian Coast, Slovenia, [Dalmation090804]