Log #22a Dubrovnik

Log #22a Dubrovnik

Log #22a Dubrovnik Otoc Tijat, Croatia Aug. 12, 2001 Covers period July 26 to 29 Gruz Marina is the check in point for Croatia at Dubrovnik. A friendly dock master in a straw hat came over shortly after we had moored bows to, and told us where the harbour master and coastal authorities were located,
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Log #22b Dubrovnik to Split

Log #22b Dubrovnik to Split

Log #22b Dubrovnik to Split Written at PoreƧ, Croatia Aug. 20, 2001 Covers the period July 28 to 31 We enjoyed Dubrovnik. As mentioned in my last log, the ancient walled town was fascinating. The Maritime Museum housed in the major port bastion was difficult to get to due to the winding alleys, construction, and
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Log #22c Split, Croatia

Log #22c Split, Croatia

Log #22c Split, Croatia Aug. 30, 2001 Uvala Telascica, Dugi Otok, Croatia Covers the period July 31 to Aug. 8, 2001 I am almost a month behind in my logs and have to keep up because of the many places we visit every few days. We have met several cruisers who have sailed the Dalmatian
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Log #22d To Zlarin

Log #22d To Zlarin

Log #22d To Zlarin Sept. 4, 2001 Sibenik, Croatia Covers the period Aug. 8 to 12, 2001 Before leaving Split on Aug. 8, we went alongside the outer wall of the ACI Marina and took on water. The local research boat alongside helped us, and fortunately no ACI staff came along. Then we were off
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Log #22e To Istria

Log #22e To Istria

Log #22e To Istria Hvar, Croatia Sept. 11, 2001 Covers the period Aug. 13 to 17, 2001 (NB – This log was written in the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 while at anchor in Hvar just after our guest had left for Rome. A few hours later a boater came over to ask if we
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Log #22f Istria to Trieste

Log #22f Istria to Trieste

Log #22f Istria to Trieste Prozura, Otok Mljet, Croatia Sept. 16, 2001 Covers the period Aug. 17 to We anchored in the broad bay of Funtana (45 10.8N, 013 35.9E) in 20 feet of water with good holding. There were a couple of buoys unused, but these may have belonged to local fishermen. We were
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Log #22g Trieste to Venice

Log #22g Trieste to Venice

Dubrovnik, Croatia Sept. 19, 2001 Hi Folks, We’re still here in Gruz, just outside of Dubrovnik, getting ready for a sail tomorrow down to Corfu in Greece hopefully. We’ve been here three days getting supplies, fixing Sprite’s outboard, and waiting for better weather. We had some horrendous winds the last few days plus several days
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Log #22h Venice

Log #22h Venice

En Route to Paxos in the Ionian Sea Sept. 25, 2001 Hi Folks, We are back in summer now down here in Corfu (39 37.7N, 019 55.1E), which we have just departed, 220 miles south of Dubrovnik, where we left the cold rainy weather. Corfu is the most northerly large Greek island in the Ionian
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Log #22i Back To Croatia (Pula and Dugi Otok)

Log #22i Back To Croatia (Pula and Dugi Otok)

Sept. 30, 2001 Vathy, Ithaka, Greece Hi Folks, We’re on the island of Ithaka, the home of the fabled Odysseus here in the Ionian Sea. A few miles away is the island of Skorpios, the one owned by Onassis and Jackie Kennedy. The weather is beautiful and we are enjoying the idyllic Greek islands. As
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Log #22j Dugi Otok & the Kornati Islands

Log #22j Dugi Otok & the Kornati Islands

Skorpios, Greece Oct. 4, 2001 Hi Folks, I’m finishing this Log #22j while at anchor off the beach house on the south shore of Skorpios (38 41.5N, 020 44.8E), the island owned by Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy. It is an idyllic setting with warm crystal clear water and the mountains of the Greek mainland
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Log #22k To Sibenik and the Krka River

Log #22k To Sibenik and the Krka River

Tranquil Bay, Nidri, Levkas, Greece Oct. 11, 2001 Hi Folks, I realize it is one month ago today that the terrorist attack on New York and Washington took place. I grieve for those lost and their families and friends. The US and coalition attack on the Taleban stronghold is under way, and some Muslim factions
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Log #22k-2 To Sibenic & Krka River

Log #22k-2 To Sibenic & Krka River

Nidri, Levkas Levkas, Greece Oct. 11, 2001 Hi Again Folks, This is Judy Johnson’s log, roughly parallel to my Log #22k, about our trip over to Sibenik and up to Krka National Park. In my numbering system, I call it Log #22k #2. Her observations, reactions and sense of humour (not to mention the title
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Log #22l Krka Falls to Hvar

Log #22l Krka Falls to Hvar

Levkada, Levkas, Greece Oct. 14, 2001 Hi Folks, We finally got our new replacement stove. All the burners and the oven actually work! Except the piezo electric start spark does not work for the oven and one burner, but we can live with that. For the first time since last April we have an operational
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Log #22m Vis & Hvar

Log #22m Vis & Hvar

Levkada, Levkas, Greece Oct. 16, 2001 Hi Folks, We’re still in Levkas, awaiting instructions from Plastimo in France regarding the return of our defective stove. How do we ship it back? We have delayed ourselves so long regarding this stove that we are reconsidering whether to still head for Turkey as originally planned or to
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Log #22l Sibenik & Krka Falls (From Judy Johnson)

Log #22l Sibenik & Krka Falls (From Judy Johnson)

Katacolon, Greece Oct. 18, 2001 Hi Folks, Here is Judy Johnson’s log covering from her perspective what was in my Log #22l after visiting Krka Falls. At present, we are in Katacolom (37 38.9N, 021 19.1E), on the Pelopennese of Greece, ready to visit Olympia, the site of the original Greek games dating back to
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Log #22n Korcula to Dubrovnik

Log #22n Korcula to Dubrovnik

Methoni, Pelopennisos, Greece Oct.21, 2001 Hi Folks, This Log #22n brings us to the end of our travels in Croatia. I will be writing one more log in the #22 series, summarizing our experience in Croatia. When I start my Log #23 series on Greece, I will use the new address list made up of
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Log # 22o Croatian Summary

Log # 22o Croatian Summary

Methoni, Greece Oct. 23, 2001 Hi Folks, We are at anchor in this lovely sandy shored bay (36 48.9N, 021 42.4E) of Methoni, just a few miles down from Navarino. From Veleda we have the panorama of an ancient Venetian/Turkish fortress stretching along the spit, its guardian duties long since completed. There is an internet
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