In June we joined fellow Downhill to Breakfast rider John Black and Brooklyn friends Mark and Joanne Guralnick on a VBT cycling tour of the Dreiländereck (border triangle) region where Slovenia, Italy, and Austria meet. The adventure began with a week pre-trip in the Karst region of Slovenia and the Istrian peninsula of Croatia. Click here for a trip summary and links to (lots of) photos!
In April 2011 we returned to Croatia, this time to bird and explore a bit more of the Dalmatian coast. The first few days we were on our own, based in Zadar, making day trips to Plitvice Lakes and to Šibenik. We then joined a spring migration birding tour with Val Tours, led by Robert Crnković. With the tour we were first based in Biograd na moru, then in Trogir (outside of Split, basically where the airport is). When the birding tour concluded, we returned to the island of Brač, where Liza’s father’s parents came from (Selca). Read more about it!