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Istria’s Little Star 

We applauded our choice of destination as the airport transport from Pula dropped Mr Word Loft and me off at the Belvedere Resort, Vrsar. Cerulean sea, small islands, a busy harbour and glorious sunshine. The...
Fun on the Fjord
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Fun on the Fjord 

We were destined to journey over the waves. Boats are a large part of life in Croatia’s, Vrsar. Views across the harbour and its nautical traffic were a constant talking point – marina taxis, yachts,...
Popular Poreč
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Popular Poreč 

I had heard so many flattering opinions about Istria’s first Roman settlement over the years, so Mr Word Loft and I, with two companions, took a taxi to Poreč from our hotel in Vrsar. We...
Hilltop Towns, Istria, Croatia
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Hilltop Towns 

Elvis was the tour guide on our first Istrian excursion; we waved goodbye to our holiday resort for the day. Could it be his real name? It was unusual for a young Croat, but Mr...
Knightshayes
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An Amazing Discovery 

Images of knights of old were conjured up by the property’s name in the National Trust’s handbook. Mr Word Loft and I hadn’t been to Knightshayes in Devon before but realised, after reading about it,...
Dance of the Dragonfly link
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Looking Back! 

I’ve been sorting through some of my old art and came across an illustration workbook called Dance of the Dragonfly. It was intended to help me produce some greetings cards. I never did make them,...