“Travels to a Different Time” : July 15, 1971: Murter, Karlovac/Pag, Yugoslavia: Another Dumpy Room and No Water on Pag!

Travelling shoes on at 6:30 a.m. to a new island called Pag. We were to go to Karlovac then by boat to Pag. The bus ride to Karlovac was dicey. Very narrow roads with a bus driver with a passion for passing and a skill of narrowly missing oncoming traffic. Up the mountains we climbedContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : July 15, 1971: Murter, Karlovac/Pag, Yugoslavia: Another Dumpy Room and No Water on Pag!”

“Travels to a Different Time” : July 13, 1971: Murter, Yugoslavia: No Thanks to Croatian Hard Rock and the Miserable Flies

It is nice to know I am not the only hungry one in this travelling troupe. Mom woke me up saying I should get up as she was hungry! Yet more ham, cheese and rolls with Fructal cherry nectar. We were going on a long walk to what is supposed to be a good beach.Continue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : July 13, 1971: Murter, Yugoslavia: No Thanks to Croatian Hard Rock and the Miserable Flies”

“Travels to a Different Time” : July 12, 1971: Hvar, Vira, Split and Murter in Yugoslavia: Off to the Island of the Deaf, Near Puke Near the Sewage Line, So Much for Honest Communists and Itinerary Flexibility

Up at the crack of dawn to catch a 7:20 boat to Split. We went to the tourist office to pay the bill but no one was there and we missed the boat and 10 minutes after that someone opened the tourist office. We had two alternatives one of which was wait until the nextContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : July 12, 1971: Hvar, Vira, Split and Murter in Yugoslavia: Off to the Island of the Deaf, Near Puke Near the Sewage Line, So Much for Honest Communists and Itinerary Flexibility”