October 3, 2017

I have temporarily left The Netherlands and Veronica for a trip to Split....I could have said I'd split, but ... So, my first day out and about in Split. It's fabulous! First founded by the Greeks, then the Romans, who built the Diocletian Palace in the 4th century, it still forms about half of the old town. It was abandoned after the fall of Rome, but, re-occupied by citizens fleeing the invading Croats in the 7th century, and has been a centre for businesses and homes ever since. It is also a setting for Game of Thrones! Lots to see and do here and the weather is wonderful!


October 12, 2017

The origins of the Klis Fortress date back to the 3rd century BC. It was expanded and used through the Roman times, was a royal castle in the middle ages, and was only abandoned as a permanent outpost in the mid 1800'season. It currently serves as a filming location for the popular series Game of Thrones.


October 25, 2017

My last few days in Split...an inspired performance of Carmen, a visit to the spectacular Plitvice National Park with its 90 waterfalls, and enjoying the Croatian coast on my way south to Dubrovnik.