Been There Done That: Charming Korcula, and a good experience with the ship’s laundry

  DAY 6 | KORCULA ABOARD THE MV AEGEAN ODYSSEY– Another morning on my deck with coffee and croissants, this time with a view of truly charming Korcula harbor. The blue water is so clear that the harbor bottom is visible and the cream houses with orange tiled roofs are under a cloudless blue sky. The croissants and other pastries have been quite good on board, but I have found the coffee poor. I have come to …

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Korcula — What’s a day without sunshine?

KORCULA, Croatia — We had to look this one up on the map, too. It seems like a door knob opening up a portion of the Croatian coast. Or maybe just a quaint medieval lump with lots of stair-step streets . In any case, it’s totally charming to Europeans in months like July or August. But to us it seemed wet, windy and slippery on dates like April the seventeenth. The Aegean Odyssey managed to tie up …

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Sights and eats in Korcula Croatia

Sometimes the best vacation days are unplanned—just like life. We arrived this morning on the Wind Surf on the Croatian island of Korcula—a beautiful town with medieval walls that is on the sixth largest Adriatic island—nearly 20 miles long and three miles wide.  The area is known for vineyards, olives small groves and more. People here believe Marco Polo was born here, though there is no physical evidence to confirm that. I thought a friend who is …

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