Stradun Dubrovnik, night

Croatia

Croatia – Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Coast, and Plitvice Lakes When people say Croatia is on their bucket list, it’s for good reason. We checked this one off of ours with a 1-week car tour through the country. Dubrovnik Our first night was spent in the historic Old Town of Dubrovnik. Once an independent nation, this former shipping port maintains its pristine… Read more →

Classic Venice Italy

Rome and Venice

Italian City Slicking We made the obligatory Venice and Rome stops during our trip to Italy. Being that we aren’t big city people we spent only 2 days in Venice and 5 days in Rome. Venice Venice is a place you need to see once in your life. And maybe just once.   At one time Venice was a major shipping… Read more →

great sand dunes, national park, sunset

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park We are exceedingly lucky to have one of the most interesting and beautiful natural wonders in our “back-yard.” Usually in early May we have cabin fever and are ready to start hiking and camping. Given that the high mountains haven’t thawed, this makes the perfect time of year to visit the Sand Dunes. At ~8,000… Read more →