Petting Zoo – Zaton obrovački

In Dalmatia, people usually invest in real estate: cheap apartments and houses. And then complaint how business is slow and they how they don’t make enough money… Same with locals and with the ones from inner Croatia who build here. They both have in common poor sense of business, greed and usually very poor taste…

Secret Waterfalls Of Dalmatia – Bilusica buk

Our Facebook profile proved to be a great source of excellent people to meet and to learn more on Dalmatia and Croatia in general. There are many still hidden places well worth traveling to so, when our friend Jelena Burza invited us to visit tiny Radučić village, we just waited for nice weather to drive…

Krupa River – the spring and the monastery

We try not to stay home on beautiful autumn weekends. So, few weeks back we invited wife’s cousins from Split to join us on a small “hiking expedition” to the spring of beautiful Krupa river. By some, this is the most beautiful river of Croatia. We took the small road from Benkovac to Medviđa and…

Late summer walk in the woods

This past weekend we wanted to check the woods for mushrooms. Although it did not really rain for a while, we still wanted to see if there is anything there but also to get out in the fresh air. The place where we always go was quiet and beautiful as always. But no mushrooms… So…

Klicevica fortress

It was just after the war when I first visited Klicevica fortress near Benkovac. I knew about it for a while and the canyon where it is located looks quite interesting from the distance so we had to check it out. The first time we saw it, coming from the dry river bed, in a…

Hiking on Zrmanja

It has been a busy week and too much computer work took it’s toll on back, wrists, eyes… Getting out became necessary! So I called a good friend to join me on a short hike to Zrmanja’s beautiful Veliki Buk waterfall. We considered an alternative route that would be a bit more demanding but, of…

Hiking in Croatia – Manojlovac waterfalls

Numerous trails are getting forgotten and abandoned as people move in to the cities. More and more villages are left only to the old people and will slowly got hidden in bushes – draču i koprivu. One of those trails is the historic trail to Manojlovac waterfall on the upper flow of Krka River. Hidden…

Hiking in Croatia – Kudin Most on Krupa river

This winter seems like it is not going to end any time soon and I already feel trapped at home for way too long. Luckily, we don’t have snow. Yet. Going through old photos is fun and planning visiting some beautiful places makes me even more nervous 🙂 One of Croatia’s prettiest rivers is probably…