Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow wine and friendly hosts.
With Croatia announcing it will allow oil drilling in the Adriatic sea, the 60-year-old German businessman is having second thoughts about his loyalty to this Mediterranean tourist haven known for glorious sunsets over sparkling seas and white pebble beaches shadowed by thick pine forests.
That picture-perfect image, he fears, could soon change with the construction of giant offshore oil rigs on the horizon.
"This is a high-risk problem," Fries said in a warm breeze that stirred the sea's mirrored surface.
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FROM STAFF REPORTSMIDWEST CITY — Parents looking for summer entertainment options for their children can check out the Rec and Roll Summer Park Program offered by the Midwest City Parks and Recreation Department.
The program is for boys and girls ages 6 to 14.