“Travels to a Different Time” : July 16/17/20 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia:  Thank You Canadians as Liberators: German Diet Pills: Food Shortages

Letter from Margaret Mary Stephen to Daughter Barbara and son Andrew: We are now on the island of Pag. We left the beautiful island of Hvar then went to the island of Murter. A tiny island packed with German tourists. The people are packed like sardines on the beaches. We met a man from HollandContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : July 16/17/20 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia:  Thank You Canadians as Liberators: German Diet Pills: Food Shortages”

“Travels From a Different Time” : July 20, 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia: This Checking the Post Office Obsession is Making Some Sense: No Gagging With Lumpy Potatoes and Greasy Sauce!

Mom was up at 10 and me at 11:30. She came in the room bubbling with excitement as she was at the post office and there as a letter from FRITZ…..and Barbara. It looks like Germany is a go and we are looking forward to seeing Heidi and Fritz. I think Mom is so excitedContinue reading ““Travels From a Different Time” : July 20, 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia: This Checking the Post Office Obsession is Making Some Sense: No Gagging With Lumpy Potatoes and Greasy Sauce!”

“Travels to a Different Time “: July 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia: Has Fritz Fallen Like a Ton of Bricks?

Letter from Margaret Mary Stephen to Diane and Gerald Frank: This place is a far cry from Spain-in every way-But everyone goes to Spain and I have to be different. We have been away a long time. Every once and awhile I long to be back. We will be in Germany soon. Already I haveContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time “: July 1971: Pag, Yugoslavia: Has Fritz Fallen Like a Ton of Bricks?”

“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!”