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Oprtalj, Croatia – Image Gallery and Visitor’s Notebook

An Istrian village that’s shied away from the common tug towards commercialized quaintness to instead maintain a strong connection to its...

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Pic du Jour: Main Fish Market, Split, Croatia

Where everything seafood-related is taken very seriously....

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Mannequin Monday 11

It's summer's dog days, a perfect time for Mannequin Monday to make some time for reflection....

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Mali Lošinj Revisited, from Afar

The quiet island town of Mali Lošinj, Croatia: a brief look back....

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Trg Republike, Split, Croatia (Pic du Jour)

A quiet moment on this large square surrounded on three sides by attractive neo-Renaissance buildings known as the Prokurative. With a...

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Istria, Inland – Pic du Jour

View east towards the Mirna River valley from the hilltop village of Motovun on Croatia’s Istrian peninsula. Here’s a post...

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Cablegate in the Balkans – And the winner is:

Croatia, apparently. NOTE: New link to cablegate site is http://213.251.145.96/cablegate.html Of the 251,287 secret US Embassy cables...

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No more free wifi at Zagreb Airport.

Just thought someone, somewhere, might find that tidbit useful....

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Susak Notebook

Dolphins as PR/tourism icon are everywhere in Mali Lošinj. So it made my day to see a school of 10 or so during a relatively brief boat...

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May pic(k)s

This is the Pula Arena (or amphitheatre, or coliseum), in the Istrian city of Pula, Croatia. Built in the 1st C. AD, it’s the sixth...

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35 second Hotel Apoksiomen (Mali Lošinj) Advisor

Casual semi-stateliness, port-side. Nicely done. ...

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Lošinj notebook

The Croatian island of Lošinj is the northernmost area of Europe where lemons grow. That tidbit tells you quite a bit about what to expect...

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Corruption in Croatia

It’s not very new, but surely, this deserves a few more views, no? Via a BBC story today on corruption and organized crime in Croatia...

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‘I want to have this with ostrich!’

I’ve mentioned Wine Library TV before, an informative and entertaining wine tasting program hosted by New Jersey-based Gary...

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60 Second Motovun Advisor

When you’re bopping through Croatia’s Istria peninsula, don’t forget to look inwards. Inland that is. Smack dab in the center of...

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