Because of its Adriatic Sea location and historic significance, Dubrovnik is a magnet for visitors from around the world. Obviously, late Spring and Summer sees the largest number of tourists, but even now, there are still many who come to take in Dubrovnik's wonders. We were fortunate enough to meet, and talk with, several of them. Here they are;
Across the street from the Tourist Information Office was a very nice pizzeria run by a father and his two daughters. Here, the father, Enis, is with one of his daughters, Tijana. Tanja, the younger daughter was not there this day. The whole family lived in this shop during the war in the 1990's until it was destroyed by bombs. They then went to the basement of a nearby hotel with a 1000 other refugees. The uncle still lives in an apartment above the pizza shop.
Carl and Lorraine Aveni are two retirees planning on traveling through Europe for at least one year.