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Snow and Ice at Plitvice Lakes

Snow and Ice at Plitvice Lakes

Beautiful little photo album of Plitvice Lakes (Plitvicka Jezera) , one of the Croatian National Parks,  containing just 9

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Velebit Mountain Video Introduction

This morning’s Guardian has published a short video clip shot of Velebit mountain in which Croatian meteorologist Ante Vukušić, who works on Velebit for 37 years, introduces this Croatian National Park. The video features some lovely shots and wise comments – have a look:

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Prize for Northern Velebit National Park

Prize for Northern Velebit National Park

The Northern Velebit National Park  has received the European Destination of Excellence 2009 award 🙂 Representatives of 22 European tourist towns and regions from as many countries have received the 2009 European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) awards. For this year’s awards, 20 EU Member States and Turkey and Croatia put several …

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Plitivice Lakes in new seven wonders of nature

Plitivice Lakes in new seven wonders of nature

Plitvice Lakes, a Croatian national park ,  has entered the second round of the competition for the new seven wonders of nature. It was among a competition of 261 natural beauties from 222 countries and 77 natural attractions and entered the semifinals based on the votes cast by visitors to the …

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Croatian Family Adventue

In today’s Telegraph , Croatia is reviewed as family holiday destination for adventure holiday with teenagers. This is an excerpt from the article: .. we handcrafted a holiday that offered all the elements they (teenagers) were after, albeit not in quite the same configuration. We would be providing them  with a foreign location (Croatia), …

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Village of Sinac near Otocac and Majerovo Vrilo

Village of Sinac near Otocac and Majerovo Vrilo

Renovated mills, at which grain was once ground into flour every day, are considered by many visitors to be more than just an everyday thing, and they see in them true monuments, rather, to traditional cultural heritage. Besides, mills were a long time ago perhaps a traditional element of rural …

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Mills at springs of Gacka River in Lika

Mills at springs of Gacka River in Lika

The springs on the Gacka River have this year definitely established themselves as a not-to-be-missed destination when passing through Lika, one of the Central (Continental) Croatian regions.

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Motel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split route

Motel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split route

A new motel was recently opened in Lika region at the section of the motorway linking Zagreb and Split where transit travellers can stop and have a rest. The motel is situated just off of the petrolstation at Zir near Lovinac. It offers 35 rooms, as well as the large restaurant. The facility is …

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Brvnara – A Wooden House in Lika

Brvnara - A Wooden House in Lika

In Croatian region of Lika , in small village of Milinkovici, near Smiljani, it is still possible to see the sample of original rural wooden house called brvnara. The above picture is taken for Vecernji List newspaper, that published it as interesting sample of the dying rural Croatian Architecture. The …

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