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About SUNGRL

This blog was originally set up to share our 9 month adventure around Europe and the USA with friends and family in 2014. On returning to NZ in January 2015 I decided to carry it on so I could continue to share any future travel adventures - it has become my electronic travel diary. I hope you enjoy and get inspired to visit some of the wonderful places we have visited.

Sail Croatia – Split to Dubrovnik – Croatia

After spending a few days in the capital of Croatia we then started our journey south to explore the Dalmatian coast from Split to Dubrovnik. We spent three nights in Split before getting on a Sail Croatia cruise that navigated … Continue reading

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Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia

Our next destination in Croatia was Split. Enroute to Split is the Plitvice Lakes National Park which we really wanted to see. We decided the easiest way to do this was to hire a car for the day. We set … Continue reading

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Zagreb – Croatia

Our next stop was Zagreb in Croatia 🇭🇷 . Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. Croatia is a country situated in the western Balkans. It is to the east side of the Adriatic Sea, to the east of Italy. It … Continue reading

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Prague – Czech Republic

Prague was one of those places I had heard a lot of people talk about but never really knew much about. Prior to arriving I did some reading and was intrigued by the history – it was one of those … Continue reading

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Magical Menorca – Menorca, Spain

After dropping our little car at Pisa Airport we caught the PisaMover back to Pisa Central station. From here we caught three trains to Malpensa Airport in Milan. We were headed for Menorca which is one of the Balearic Islands … Continue reading

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Under the Tuscan Sun – Tuscany, Italy

We re traced our steps back across the 2000 year old cobble stones dragging our golf bags and suitcase behind us. Today’s train trip would take us to Pisa in the heart of Tuscany. There was not a lot of … Continue reading

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Vatican City State

On Thursday we did a tour of the Vatican City which encompassed the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. The smallest state in the world is one busy place! I had visited the Vatican City back in … Continue reading

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