Reflections from Korčula, Croatia

Adriane and Marina on a quest for the pirate's past. In the middle of our trip, Marina and I( Adriane) decided to ask each other, what motivated us to come on this trip. So we decided to film ourselves...

Our Documentary

OUR PROPOSED DOCUMENTARY Picture this: The Polo sisters sitting in a 13th century opera house located on the canal in Venice, Italy. It is  where explorer Marco Polo lived in with his wife and children and...

Venice and the Polo’s

Venice, what can I say about her that has not been said already. Let’s just put it this way: when my sister and I got off the train and saw her for the first time, we faced each other and let out a few...

Genoa, Italy: A book is born

We enjoyed our leisurely pace in our overnight ferry from Split, Croatia to Ancona, Italy. But that pace was about to go into hyper-drive. We arrived with no transportation or lodgings booked so we scrambled...

Pirates, battles and birthhomes – Korčula, Croatia

Just saying the name Korčula sent a shiver through me. This ancient walled city on the Island of Korčula would be our home for just a few days but it left a lasting impression on us. One day I will return...

Šibenik, historical town on a hill

Šibenik, steeped in history, lies along the Dalmation coast in Croatia. This beautiful town of stones is personal to us because it is the origins of the Polo family. Marco Polo's father, Niccolo and his...

Coat of Arms

So I'm really excited to discover that there is a Polo Family Coat of Arms. It's supposed to be "chickens" but these look more like crows to me. What do you think? Caw caw...or cluck cluck?...