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Read more about Adriatic Cottages & Tours and the area of Croatia. 

Follow Manali's sailing adventure

Follow Manali across the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Pacific www.manaliblue.wordpress.com

Cold in the Ionian Sea

Manali is south east of the Greek islands of Strofades in the Ionian Sea.

North to Kefalonia via the Calypso Deep

Where is Manali?

Beating into the wind north of Crete

A couple of long days and very long nights sailing west into a strengthening north west wind.

Manali approaching Heraklion in Crete en route to Port Vila in Vanuatu

Manali and the boys are about 13 nautical miles north east of Heraklion

Tracking Manali on AIS

Where is Manali, where is she heading and why is she heading that way?

Manali is afloat and we are nearing departure

We have the PC working, the boat is in the water and most of the jobs are done.

Almost ready to go

Manali was lowered into the water about 4pm on Thursday

Manali is heading for Pacifique Vue

Manali will leave Marmaris in Turkey on 12 April 2013. She is heading west to Spain with Peter, Alastair, John and Stuart on board.

Really truly happening

The trip aboard Manali from Turkey to Vanuatu and Australia has finally reached the fair dinkum stage

Winter in Marmaris Turkey with Manali

Winterising and getting to know the boat Manali in southern Turkey

Visit Croatia before it joins the EU in 2013

Croatia - the New Tourism Star of the European Union!

Delicious anchovies in Croatia

Attention anchovy lovers - visit Trogir

Mostar's Old Bridge (Stari Most)

Jumping off the bridge

Trogir - jewel of Dalmatian coast

Eyewitness Travel Guide recommends old town of Trogir

The Tardis lands in Trogir

Dr Who 2010 series filmed in Croatia

Food and wine festival in Adelaide

Do not miss the annual 'festa' on Saturday 21 November

Croatian Film Festival

Croatian Cinema Meets Melbourne's Film-Loving Community

Croatian Guiness World Record

World's smallest town.

Snowboarding in Montenegro

Snowboarding in Zabljak Durmitor, Montenegro

Trogir Summer Festival

All about the annual Trogir Summer Festival.

Taste of Croatia in Victoria, Australia

How to find the tastes of Croatia in Victoria!

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