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Friday. Transportation news in Denver. So, here’s a picture of Croatia!

Last year, the Multi-modal transit center in the urban core looked like this in Split, Croatia. Trains on the left running regularly to the capital Zagreb. A large public Green Market adjacent in the near left. A Multi-bay international bus station in the middle with a busy taxi stand. And, the ferry port with over 80 arrivals and departures daily, intra- and inter- national. Ventilation via sea breeze. And, it’s all positioned at the foot…

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Ketchup on Pizza…and At Least Two Dozen Other Things Learned from Living in Croatia for Three Months

Arriving in Croatia just before New Year’s, we really knew nothing about it. This is where we could spend some time in “exile” waiting out the mandatory 90 days out of the EU, required for those, like us, traveling with just a passport. And, everyone we knew who had been to Croatia had been there as a tourist…in tourist season. This has been off-season and we needed to live and learn. The scenery is beautiful.…

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Spring has Arrived in Croatia. Hey, What Happened to Winter?

There were always so many projects that, over the years, ended up classified as “We’ll get to that on a nice snowy day this winter.” And, even when those snowy days came, those same projects just never seemed to make it to the top of the “Things to Do Today” list. There was always something else to do, a program to watch or somewhere to go…even in the worst weather. When we moved out of…

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Stormy Night? Okay, Let’s Think About History!

When you travel to a new, often old, place, if you don’t leave knowing and understanding some of its history…were you really there? I’ve always liked history. That is, knowing about and trying to understand history, as certainly not all history is likable. If I went somewhere to live, as we are doing now, it is impossible for me to think that I would not try to understand at least some of the history that…

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“So, why did the Denver Nuggets get rid of Carmelo Anthony?”

Okay, we’ll spare you all of the details of our move from Lucca, Italy to Split, Croatia. Like the owners of our Lucca apartment insisting on taking us and our luggage to the train station, just two days after Christmas and their personal delivery to us of a traditional Panettone cake and bottle of sparkling wine. Or, the conductor in Prato helping lift our bags onto the train and making sure we knew how to…

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