Leaving Rovinj

Leaving Rovinj

Departing Istria,  14 April 2014 We are leaving the Istria Peninsula this week-end after a six-month stay. On the apartment floor is a mailing box, Hrvatska posta, Extra Large. We over-packed and are mailing things back to America before we leave for Germany.  Patrice...
An EU Visa

An EU Visa

So this redneck and Central European Jew get married… Patrice and I will spend the spring, summer and fall in Germany. We will require a long-term visa. Patrice anticipates the outcome darkly; I optimistically. European Union visa rules interpret...
Istria, January 2014

Istria, January 2014

Bihac, Bosnia-Herzogovina Last week Patrice and I went to Bihac, Bosnia-Herzegovina for our ninth wedding anniversary. Driving from Bihac to Velika Kladusia (border town between Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina) one encounters roadside memorials commemorating WWII...
Istria, December 2013

Istria, December 2013

Rovinj, December 2013 Days this side of the Adriatic tend to be cool, but sun-drenched.  I understand  that Venice, directly west across the sea, is cloud-covered and rainy Nov-April.  Adriatic storms flood Rovinj’s main square now and then, but for the most...