Jump into Spring
The war may now be slipping into the more distant past, but its devastating memory still lingers, even in the peaceful poles of this unparalleled stretch of coast. Still, the people here have an invigorated sense of purpose. Tudjman, their former authoritarian president, has died and the country is functioning effectively under the machinations of a democratically elected government. Plus, through all the turmoil, the old Renaissance cities of Dubrovnik, Split, and Zadar stood perched and proud over a cobalt-blue sea. Tourism is on the rise, too, and a voyage along this coast will pass proud mountains and many, many islands that seem like icons of tranquility.
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication