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Sleeping and Dining in Kranjska Gora, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 13-19, 2016 I chose Kranjska Gora as our home base in the Julian Alps due to its proximity to the region’s highest peaks, including Triglav, the highest. It’s a pleasant ski resort that retains some semblance of a normal … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Split, Croatia

June 8 – 10, 2016 Arrival We arrived on the 2:05 ferry from Hvar which got in closer to 2:30. I’m not sure how they do their schedules as both the ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar and the one from … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Oia, Santorini, Greece

May 30, 2016 Canaves Hotel – We splurged for a sea view room in ultra-expensive Oia. If you want to spend the money there is elegance to this town, despite the tourists, that warrants the extra cost. That said, after … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Aqaba, Jordan

May 16, 2016 Movenpick Resort and Residences Aqaba. Although a typical resort kind of place, we got a great deal on an advanced reservation and were upgraded to a deluxe room with a balcony facing the sea. The room was … Continue reading

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Feynan Ecolodge, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan

May 12, 2016 The 26 room Feynan Ecolodge run by and located deep in the Dana Biosphere is reachable only by a 16K hike, see previous post, or 4 wheel drive. While highly rated on Tripadvisor and listed as a top desert ecolodge … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Madaba, Jordan

May 9, 2016 This mid-sized city along the King’s Highway is one of the best places we found to wander and get a sense of Jordanian life and culture. With a third of the population Christian and the other two- … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Jerash, Jordan

May 9, 2016 Driving to Jerash The drive from the airport to Jerash is straightforward and fairly easy except for one point just as you enter Amman where to continue on Route 35 you need to watch for a turn … Continue reading

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