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Travel Friends, Faces and Places in Hungary, Romania and Croatia. Thankyou for helping to make my adventure in Eastern Europe August 2004 a huge success!!! Please find your picture and add a comment if you like!!! Cheers and Thanks,,, Gary

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A friend I made on the train from BudaPest to Eger, Hungary.
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A friend I made on the train from Bu…
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I bought a keg of Bulls Blood Wine in a wine cellar in Eger, Hungary.
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I bought a keg of Bulls Blood Wine i…
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The girl - employee-  in the wine cellar!!!  Szia!!!  (hello or goodbye in Hungarian)
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The girl - employee- in the wine ce…
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The Hungarian Flag!!!
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The Hungarian Flag!!!
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Cheers UK!!!  Thanks for a great night of wine and picture taking of the castle in Eger, Hungary!!!
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Cheers UK!!! Thanks for a great nig…
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Post Card time in Eger, Hungary!!!
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Post Card time in Eger, Hungary!!!
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The waitress of the Senator Haz Hotel where I stayed in Eger.  Thanks for all the free refills on my cafe-latte!!!  Szia!!!  Gary
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The waitress of the Senator Haz Hote…
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Finally!!!  I met someone my own age!!!  This train station lady was proud to point out that we had the same birth year - 1954!!!  Want a date???  SZIA-Gary
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A pooped couple on the train from Eger, Hungary to Brasov, Romania.
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A pooped couple on the train from Eg…
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I can't get enough!!!  It's so great!!!  On the train from Hungary to Romania...
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I can't get enough!!! It's so great…
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Finally, arrived at my next destination!!!  The "Elvis" hostel in Brasov, Romania.
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Finally, arrived at my next destinat…
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Buna (Hello in Romanian) Thanks for your company and the facts on Romania!!!
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Buna (Hello in Romanian) Thanks for …
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Multumesc!!!  (thankyou in Romanian) for this great picture!  Glad to have known you!!!  Good luck!!!  Gary
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Multumesc!!! (thankyou in Romanian)…
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Faces and Places of Romania and Croatia  (14)
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Faces and Places of Romania and Croa…
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In front of the Brasov hostel...  Cheers!!!  Gary
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In front of the Brasov hostel... Ch…
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Hi Caroline from the UK and Tim from Ireland!!!  This was a great dinner in Brasov...  and cheap!!!
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Hi Caroline from the UK and Tim from…
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Man and dog at the Bran Castle (of Dracula fame) in Transylvania, Romania.
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Man and dog at the Bran Castle (of D…
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Bonjour, mes amis de France... comment ca va???  Gary
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Bonjour, mes amis de France... comme…
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Two Romanian horses and a horses ass.  ;-)
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Two Romanian horses and a horses ass…
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Young Tree Tourists of Sighisoara, Romania.
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Horses from Romania.
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Horses from Romania.
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Buna!!!  (hello) Rusu Niculae!!!  Rusu fought as a freedom fighter in the Romanian Revolutionary war in the 1980's.  I met him on the train from Sighisoara back to Brasov, Romania.  We talked for 1.5 hours about Romanian History and events... It was great
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Buna!!! (hello) Rusu Niculae!!! Ru…
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On a Train in Romania 8-2004!!! Rusu gave me a piece of his headband from when he was in the revolution.  Buna- Rusu!!!  thankyou so much!!!  See it pinned to my shirt!!!
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On a Train in Romania 8-2004!!! Rusu…
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Cabin mates,,,  on the way back to Brasov.  Cheers!!!
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Cabin mates,,, on the way back to B…
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Hi Tim (from Ireland) and Caroline (from the UK)  That pizza looks good!!!  This hostel in Brasov had a number on the wall for delivered pizza, just like home!!!
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Hi Tim (from Ireland) and Caroline (…
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Family hour at the Brasov hostel!!!
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Family hour at the Brasov hostel!!!
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Hi Vio!!!  Thanks for all your help!!!  Your English is soooo  good!!! Vio is one of the employees at the hostel.
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Vio1 Vio!! Vio!!!  Buna and La revedere (hello and goodbye in Romanian)
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Vio1 Vio!! Vio!!! Buna and La reved…
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Bear Tour!!!  Yes,,,  the hostel sponsored a bear tour to the local garbage dumps!!!   About 5 bucks and lots of hungary bears!!!
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Bear Tour!!! Yes,,, the hostel spo…
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Hostel Mates on the Bear Tour with me!  The bears are hungary brown bears that rummage the dumpsters of nearby apartments every night...  They draw a huge crowd and are a big attraction!!!
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Hostel Mini Van on the Bear Tour!!!
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Hostel Mini Van on the Bear Tour!!!
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Another Hostel Tour!!!  This is our tour leader!!!  He will take us to 3 castles that day... Most famous one is the Bran Castle famous for Dracula.
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Another Hostel Tour!!! This is our …
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Our tour guide explaining the well.
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Our tour guide explaining the well.
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Sceanery from the Rasnov Castle grounds in Romania.
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Sceanery from the Rasnov Castle grou…
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Hey guys!!!  Here are employees from the hostel!!!  Our tour guide and infamous bus driver!!!  You guys were great!!!  Thanks for all the tours!!!  Gary
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Faces and Places of Romania and Croatia  (36)
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Our tour guide from the Hostel "cutting the cheese" at the Bran Castle.  We bought some,,,  and it was awesome!!!  Had it with a beer later...
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Our tour guide from the Hostel "cutt…
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You are a great guide!!!  So informative!!!  Thanks for all the info on Romania and the castles...  Gary
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Our tour group from the hostel,,,  Lunch Time in Romania!!!
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Our tour group from the hostel,,, L…
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Also, on our tour...  Caryn from California and Andrei from Romania!!!  Nice to have met you!!!
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Also, on our tour... Caryn from Cal…
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Table 3...the guys from Canada, Alberta, I think!!!  Cheers!!!   Gary
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Table 3...the guys from Canada, Albe…
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Our guides,,,  you did a great job on the castle tour!!!
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Our guides,,, you did a great job o…
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OK!!!  I gotta get in the picture too,,,
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OK!!! I gotta get in the picture to…
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I made some new friends at the Peles castle in Sinai, Romania...
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I made some new friends at the Peles…
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Faces and Places of Romania and Croatia  (45)
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And then mom came along to investigate...  How typical...
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Sleepy Time in Sinaia, Romania!!!
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Sleepy Time in Sinaia, Romania!!!
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This lady and her daughter made this table cloth!!!  I bought it!!!   NOTICE  the other lady in the background,,,  she wouldn't look at athe camera cause I didn't buy hers!!!   Sorry!!!
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This lady and her daughter made this…
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Romanian mon and daughter.  They make these and sell them at the castle in Sinaia, Romania...  Yes, I bought one...  couldn't resist!!!  Gary
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Romanian mon and daughter. They mak…
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Brown Bears are common in Romania!!!  This one has an owner,,, and makes a few bucks on the side...
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Me and the mini van driver from the hostel!!!   It costs about a buck to get a picture with the bear!!!
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This bear gets about 1 can of beer an hour.   Here he is on his 4th or 5th one of the day.  The guy there is the owner, or the other way around???
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This was one of the best hostels...  the "Elvis" hostel in Brasov,,,  Thanks guys!!!
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One of the employees of the Brasov hostel.
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The mini-van / bus driver at the hostel and receptionist.
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The mini-van / bus driver at the hos…
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The rear porch at the hostel...  Smokers heaven.
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The rear porch at the hostel... Smo…
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Time to say goodbye (La revedere in Romanian)
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Saying goodbye to our friends at the Brasov hostel...  Caroline and I have a train to BudaPest to catch...
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Saying goodbye to our friends at the…
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On the night train from Romania back to Hungary!!!  The boys are in this couchette and Caroline and I and others are in the next one over.
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On the night train from Romania back…
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Ok,,,  now we are in Croatia!!!  The capitol is Zagreb and it's dinner time!!!
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Ok,,, now we are in Croatia!!! The…
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To my great waiters of Zabreb!!!   Cheers!!!
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To my great waiters of Zabreb!!! C…
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Touring Zagreb, Croatia...
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Touring Zagreb, Croatia...
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Struggling woman of Zabreb I gave some money to...
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The Flower lady of Zabreb, Croatia!!!  I bought these flowers to get this picture...  About a buck.  Then I gave them back to her to re-sell...  Ok,,, win / win...  here...,,,She's happy,,,  me too!!!
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The Flower lady of Zabreb, Croatia!!…
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Dobar dan (hello in Croatian) to my Lake Plitvice area landlords!!! Dragan - Julijana and Josipa!!!   You were so kind and helpfull!!!
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Dobar dan (hello in Croatian) to my …
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Thankyou for taking me in for the night and feeding me!!!  It was so memorable!!!
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Thankyou for taking me in for the ni…
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In the living room of my one night landlords in Lake Plitvice, Croatia.
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In the living room of my one night l…
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Here is,,,  mom= Josipa / Julijana and Viktorija and DAD=Dragan!!!  You are so kind!!!  Thankyou for taking care of me and the history lesson on the war in Croatia!!!
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Here is a piece of Plitvice Lakes in Croatia!!!
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View of Plitvice Lakes in Croatia.   I spent a full day hiking around here,,,  waterfalls, caves, more lakes abound...  It's awesome///
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One of the many ferry boats on Plitvice Lakes in Croatia.  You take one of these to get accross the lake faster than walking around.  I did both. of course!!!
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Making a new friend in Croatia.
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Making a new friend in Croatia.
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A little ball of fur.
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A little ball of fur.
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Zdravo Viktorija!!!  (informal hello in Croatian)  I saw Viktorija where she works at the ice cream stand at the lakes the day after I rented a room at her families house!!!  What a chance!!!  Gary
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Zdravo Viktorija!!! (informal hello…
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Thanks Viktorija!!!  Good luck to you at school in Zabreb!!!
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Hello to the guy from Bosnia on the kitchen floor of our room in Split, Croatia...  I paid about $10.00 for my little private room, you paid $5.00 for a mattress in the kitchen...  but you had the refrigerator nearby!!!
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Joe from Australia,,,  Hey man, how the hell r-ya...  Gary
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Joe from Australia,,, Hey man, how …
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Thanks Joe from OZ...  good luck with the Real Estate thing!!!  Gary
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The Launderette lady in split!!!  You drop your laundry off and pick it up later, clean, dry and folded!!!  This was a real treat, let me tell you...  about 8 bucks,,,  worth it...
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The Launderette lady in split!!! Yo…
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Launderette in Split, Croatia...This saved me hours washing in a sink and drying on a line!!!  Thanks,,,  Gary
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Launderette in Split, Croatia...This…
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Peep a boo!!! On the Adriatic in Split, Croatia.
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Fellow Beach Goers / Thanks for taking my picture!!!  Cheers to you!!!
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Boys in Split, Croatia having fun!!!  BONZI!!!
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Time to eat in Split, Croatia.  Seafood, Great Bread, Vegatables and a -well- !!!Bavarian beer.  (About $10.00 total - includes 2 beers)
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One of my room mates at Alan's hostel in Split Croatia.   Hello Nicole from Sydney!!!
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Nap time at Alan's Hostel in Split, Croatia!!!
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My other room mate in Split, Croatia.  Hi Elena from Romania!!!
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Beers with my roommates from Alans Hostel. Hi Jeb, Elena and Nicole!!!
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Great Music in Split, Croatia!!!  I bought their CD and I am listening to it right now as I type!!!
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Rubbing this toe gives good luck!!!
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Rubbing this toe gives good luck!!!
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This little boy took the previous picture... That was great!!!  Thanks...
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Basking in the Rays and Savoring Split, Croatia.
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Lunch Time in Split, Croatia...  This girl makes one hell of a sandwich!!!  Thanks,,,  Gary
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Lunch Time in Split, Croatia... Thi…
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Greetings from Croatia!!!  Matching Gelato!!!  GarySG1
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