Siracusa, a Sicilian treasure

Cicero, Roman orator, philosopher and statesman called Siracusa, or Syracuse in Italian, "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all". Build by the Greeks and under their rule it allied with...

The good and the ugly, Catania, Sicily

Catania is gritty and big, an ancient seaport and the second largest city in Sicily. Being on a budget we arrived with the locals at the main bus terminal. We were in for a shock. Pulling our carry-on...

Messina, gateway to Sicily

Now I am not even going to try to explain how we ended on a 9 hour journey on a freighter to Sicily, or the fact that we were the only passengers on board besides sleeping truckers, or the fact that there was...

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...

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...

Salt flats of Slovenia, boats and religion

Sečovlje Salina Nature Park The Sečovlje salts flats covering over 800 hectares are the northernmost salt flats in the Mediterranean. Here, history is not only alive but working...still producing salt...

Koper, friends united, memories discovered

Memories are strange. You can forget a whole section of your life then you hear a song, smell a fragrance or taste a food that teleports you back so fast you sometimes land on your butt. Coming into...