A Layover in Richmond, UK, May 17 & 18, 2018

Flying from Venice was a breeze, especially in light of what we went through ten days before to get there.  Since we could not make a same day connection to Philadelphia, we decided to spend our layover in Richmond Upon Thames, a pleasant suburb of London.  We were originally going to stay in Windsor but someone else, do the names Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle ring a bell, had plans for that area on the day of our stay.  Richmond was our second choice and it turned out to be lovely.  Here is a shot of the Thames from Richmond Hill Road.


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Sibenik and Trogir, May 12, 2018

We arrived in the morning on Saturday, May 12th.  It was a lovely day, warm and sunny.  We sailed into Sibenik


for our trip to a small family farm.  We were bound for Burnji, a local Dalmatian village, for a taste of grappa and a snack.  We began our journey at sea level and followed the coast for many miles before turning onto a narrow road that quickly climbed into the mountains.  The view as we rose was spectacular (no photos, I generally don’t take photos from a moving bus).

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