Category Archives: By Country – Croatia

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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Colourboration – blue scapes

I found this Colourboration  theme quite a tricky one and it took a few false starts before I was able to create something I was happy to share, only just making our deadline, but enjoying the challenge. Here in Croatia, … Continue reading

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Waterfalling

A bit further up the coast from Trogir, you come to the city of Šibenik and inland from here, the Krka National Park famed for its wondrous waterfalls. As usual now, we did a recce to check out campsites and … Continue reading

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Let’s Split

There’s one golden rule for this trip, it seems – every presumption and supposition you make will instantly be proven utterly wrong. And so it was when we got to Split’s campsite. All last summer, everybody had been friendly, but … Continue reading

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One of the best so Hvar

The queue for the ferry to the island of Hvar found the van parked next to an icecream café, a good way to while away the minutes to departure. As we boarded the boat though, there was a last minute … Continue reading

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Colourboration – going round in circles

This time Lynne at Dovegreyreader and I decided on a circles theme for our ‘Colourboration’. I thought I’d be able to spot lots of circle patterns, but it was the individual circles that stood out while we were exploring the … Continue reading

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Out on a limb

Before leaving Dubrovnik, we’d managed to knock off the elusive items from our shopping list – and the tyre pump was most certainly needed, since we’ve managed to pick up a lively slow puncture on one front tyre. Sod’s law, … Continue reading

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