Category Archives: Wildlife stuff

Trying to see with fresh eyes

Why have we headed back to the UK now when winter’s approaching fast? You’re asking. We’re asking ourselves the same question! We were planning this return in late autumn for several reasons (finances, not wanting to spend another winter in … Continue reading

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Kraking on

Our only real time spent in Poland was to be in Kraków – easily the country’s major tourist destination, being the only main town to survive WW2 with no serious damage and the original architecture more-or-less intact. If any were … Continue reading

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Uvac Canyon and back to the Danube

After the struggles with the fuel pipe on leaving Belgrade, it was a relief to be in such a peaceful welcoming spot as Radomir Lukovič’s campsite on the family farm near the tiny village of Radijeviči at the start of … Continue reading

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The Lonjsko Rangers

South-East of Zagreb, stretching right up to the border with Bosnia, lies an area of wetland following the banks of the River Sava. The Lonjsko Polje (which just means “Field of Lonja” – one of the villages in the area) … Continue reading

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Lingering in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is a city that invites visitors to linger. It’s a small scale city compared to other European capitals, with a population of only 280,000 (the whole country only has two million inhabitants). It’s young at heart while preserving its … Continue reading

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On a guided tour of Slovenia

Into Slovenia where our friends in Ljubliana, Peter and Alenka, had asked us to come at around 7pm to allow them to get home from work before we arrived. We didn’t really know how long it would take us to … Continue reading

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Vineyards and vultures

Another day another ferry and this time we landed on Krk. Like Rab it’s another of the Kvarner Gulf islands, the biggest one, and a stepping stone to the next island of Cres (pronounced ‘stress’), and thence to the mainland … Continue reading

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