The Siren of Tirena

Mike Lince:

Florence tells a great story from our time in Croatia.

Originally posted on Reflections:

Planning a summer vacation is always a lot of fun.  Being on a pirate galleon during that vacation is even more fun.

Along the Dalmatia Coast in Croatia you can rent a boat called the Tirena.  This accurate replica of a pirate galleon is only 8 years old and is completely made of wood.  It is placed in dry dock every year and refurbished.  It can hold 200 guests, comes with a crew of 5 and has been the location of many a wedding.  Every year the Tirena is host to over 5000 guests.

The pirate galleon Tirena that sails the waters of the Dalmatia Coast

The pirate galleon Tirena that sails the waters of the Dalmatia Coast. © Photo by Florence Ricchiazzi Lince

Imagine coming into Dubrovnik port on a pirate galleon!  The over 1 million tourists who visit this city will be taking pictures of you as you are taking pictures of the city. This past September on a beautiful…

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4 comments on “The Siren of Tirena

  1. Were you the only ones on the galleon? That looks SO fun!

  2. Loca Gringa says:

    A little like the Andalucia – La Pepa, only better as it is functional and you can cruise with it! Love it.

  3. reocochran says:

    This looks like a wonderful opportunity and I will “read more on Florence’s post!” Take it easy, Mike! Hugs, Robin

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