Category Archives: By Country – Croatia

All the fun of the Fjera

Rab’s reputed to be the most beautiful of all the Croatian islands. That’s a tall order to live up to. The eastern shore, facing the mainland and bracing itself against the Bura wind over the Velebit mountains, is almost as … Continue reading

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From the lakes to the sea

Back in Croatia and time to see one of the country’s major must-see sights – Plitvice National Park. On the way from the border crossing to Plitvice we passed through Slunj, where the Korana and Slunjčica rivers meet and the … Continue reading

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From new friends to old

Some very good friends of ours, Louis and Ana, together with their kids, Reg and Romi, have been spending every summer for years back in Ana’s homeland of Croatia. They’ve been telling us how wonderful it is, but until this … Continue reading

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Kidnapped to Karlovac – or messing about on the river

As we have been travelling up the coast the last few days we have been trying to decide what to do next, we have more islands to visit, more waterfalls to see, and we have longstanding friends to hook up … Continue reading

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Pa – Pa – Pa – Pa

Heading north from Nin brought us to the end of Dalmatia. For the last month, we’ve been in just one region of Croatia – and it’s been beautiful. As we started to turn the dog-leg that’d bring us into the … Continue reading

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Zadar and Nin

As we crossed the bridge from Murter back to the mainland and drove the few kilometres north along the coast to the city of Zadar, our hearts felt strangely empty after parting from our new friends. We found the large … Continue reading

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A high wind on Murter

They say it’s an ill wind which blows no good. On Murter, we firmly disagreed. Murter, we’d heard, was a very pleasant little island, between Šibenik and Zadar. Since it’s joined to the mainland by a bridge, so no need … Continue reading

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