To understand a nation of people, you have to understand the history that shaped them.

Rovinj, Croatia - BlueSkyTraveler.com

Exploring Rovinj Croatia

Rovinj, on the Istrian peninsula of Croatia, is a Venetian-style coastal town. Walking through the beautiful Old Town is like a stroll into a postcard with one colorful view after another. It’s all about exploring these narrow winding streets today.

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France Orleans Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc & the Siege of Orléans

History has not been kind to the city of Orléans which has seen more than its fair share of siege including its most famous one in the medieval ages by a French teenager named Joan of Arc who led the charge to defeat the English.

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France Normandy Tour

Normandy D-Day Tour

Visiting the D-Day sights in Normandy, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and pride to be American…. it is a privilege.  Today has been a lesson in history that I have been looking forward to and I am feeling truly honored to have spent the day in Normandy. I have watched

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France Bayeux

History in Bayeux France

Bayeux, a small town in France, is the centerpiece for two famous trans-Channel invasions. The conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066 started from Bayeux. The Allied D-Day invasion struck the beaches north of this town on June 6th, 1944 and Bayeux was the first French town liberated

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BlueSkyTraveler: Colmar, Alsace, France

Fairy tale village of Colmar, France

Fairy tale village of Colmar, France LOVE IT. SHARE IT. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure. Fairy tale village of Colmar, France A trip to Colmar is a trip to the villages of your childhood fairy tales.  Founded in the 9th century,

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