Tag Archives: Adriatic

The Sea Organ of Zadar

In Zadar, the oldest city in Croatia on the Dalmatian Coast of the Adriatic, there is an sea organ which plays the timeless music of the waves.  The sea itself is the composer and performer of the music. Waves force air … Continue reading

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Italian Ro/Ro Ferry Norman Atlantic On Fire in High Winds & Seas in Adriatic

A fire broke out early Sunday on the Italian ro/ro ferry, Norman Atlantic, on route between the Greek port of Patras to Ancona, Italy with 478 passengers and crew aboard. The fire is believed to have broken out on the ro/ro deck. The ship is … Continue reading

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Who are Jonathan & Mary? A Mystery from a 28 Year Old Letter in a Bottle

A 23 year old Croatian kite surfer, Matea Medak Rezic, found a letter in a broken bottle on a beach at the mouth of the Neretva River in the southern Adriatic. The letter was brief: “Mary, you really are a great person. … Continue reading

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Violent weather in the Eastern Mediterranean – bulk carrier Adriatic sinks and Brilliance of the Seas battered

Heavy rains, strong winds and high seas hit the eastern Mediterranean over the weekend with winds of 100 kilometres per hour and waves reaching heights of 10 metres,  sinking the Moldavian bulk carrier, Adriatic, off the coast of Israel and  battering the RCCL cruise ship, Brilliance of … Continue reading

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