Daily Archives: June 3, 2018

Knowledge and Entertainment

I think knowledge versus entertainment is the dialectic I’ve been thinking about recently. At the oceanside restaurant there was seating at shared tables. A Philippino-American woman compared notes with a couple from Singapore who enjoyed Mostar. “What is there to … Continue reading

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Noble Dictators

In all this no help was to be had from the Yugoslav Embassy, which was still royalist, though Ambassador Simić and his small staff had declared themselves for Marshal Tito. Formally respected, they were in fact more insignificant and accordingly … Continue reading

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Split

I am delighted to see the Adriatic again, and at the same time Split is absolutely dominated by the passengers from these behemoths. The streets are all full of tourists. Businesses exist for the tourists. Restaurants and bars charge several … Continue reading

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Hotel Split Inn

The hotel is a converted car dealership in a light industrial area, up a pot-holed access road between warehouses and shipping companies. The only people I have seen so far are the receptionist and a cleaning lady. Mine has been … Continue reading

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