Emotional week

Emotional week

It’s been an emotional week. One which touches the past, the present and the future. One that touches the whole family. Continue reading Emotional week

Splitting to Split – a short trip to Croatia

Splitting to Split – a short trip to Croatia

The centre of Split is the Roman palace built by Emperor Diocletian as an extremely grand retirement home. Far from being a ruin like most Roman palaces, this one is a living, breathing monument. The ancient walls contain temples and a basilica now used as churches, apartments, shops, restaurants, hotels and cafés; the place positively buzzes with activity. Hoards of tourists follow the expert guides around and are entertained by Dalmatian Klapa multipart a capella singing, and the locals throng the cafés and the streets. I never watched Game of Thrones so have no interest in it, but I understand some of it was filmed here. If you are a fan, the museum is very well reviewed on TripAdvisor so must be worth a visit. Continue reading Splitting to Split – a short trip to Croatia