Source: Portal Kumice s Dolca
Kumica s Dolca – Zagreb, Croatia
This is local city of Zagreb term for a pleasant woman with woven basket on her head – women who came to the city every day, with baskets full of products from their gardens and farms, fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers…
By: Zdenko Kahlina
Croatia is a small country with long history and lots of castles
Construction and development of manors and castles on the territory of Croatia can be followed with certainty in the last two millennium – from Roman villa rustics and palaces (like Diocletian’s palace), to medieval castles (burgs), renaissance villas-summer houses in Dubrovnik and Dalmatia, to baroque and historicist manors of Northern Croatia, and town villas and palaces in most bigger Croatian towns.
Source: Bike Radar, by Jered Gruber
Cycling in paradise – Croatian Istria peninsula
Tuscany gets a lot of press and attention as a cycling paradise, and rightly so. It has a special something that makes people go back year after year. But it’s hardly off the beaten track. There’s another cycling haven that you should know about – one that the masses haven’t found yet. It’s the Croatian province of Istria.
Source: The Pedala web site
Cycling routes in Croatia
Tuscany gets a lot of press and attention as a cycling paradise, and rightly so. It has a special something that makes people go back year after year. But it’s hardly off the beaten track. There’s another cycling haven that you should know about – one that the masses haven’t found yet. It’s the small country of Croatia. Read on!
By Zdenko Kahlina
The Lim valley – protected area
One of Istria’s most dramatic natural phenomena, the Limski kanal drives a narrow 10 km-long sliver of sea straight into the heart of the peninsula. With densely forested cliffs – rising straight up to a height of 150 metres – and calm, green crystal-clear water below, those who never took in basic geography might well mistake it for a Scandinavian fjord.
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