Category Archives: Wildlife stuff

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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Everything they teach us about ancient history is wrong

According, that is, to Dr Semir Osmanagic. Dr O was the discoverer of the Bosnian Pyramids in early 2005, a valley containing at least four pyramids, two sets of underground labyrinths and a temple. I say “at least”, because it’s … 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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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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Oleander time on the Dalmatian Coast

And so finally, only around seven months later than in our original vague plans, we have reached Croatia. As it was late afternoon when we crossed the border, we went straight to Molunat, only a few kilometres up the coast. … Continue reading

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