VILA HERACLEA, Hvar, Croatia, EU

The Alluring Island of Hvar by Elizabeth Manduca  My flight left Munich and flew over the colorful patchwork quilt-like German farmlands. The terrain ended abruptly at the foothills of the powerful Alps. Jagged peaks broke through mounds of snow while billowy clouds perched on top. Bright green hamlets nestled in each valley. The mountains eventually gave way to the Adriatic Sea as we landed in Split, Croatia. I took the Jadrolinija ferry that runs daily to the islands off the coast of Croatia. […] Read more »