In 1991, the federal states of Yugoslavia broke apart in a brief but violent civil war, which resulted in full independence for Croatia. Because of its proximity to Bosnia and Serbia, Dubrovnik took a very severe pounding during a siege of 13 months, at one time going for 60 days without electricity or water.
The cruise terminal was very modern. You can see our ship in the background.
Would you look at that sky! We were blessed with fantastic weather on this cruise.
St. Lawrence Fort was built in the 11th century to defend the city and the harbour.
Arab Spring in late 2010.