Climbing the Samograd rock of Dinara with family. Not the easiest activity for small kids! Dinara is one of Croatia’s most beautiful mountains!
Sunny winter day at Tulove Grede overlooking the Zadar region.
Hunting for truffles at Zmajevica wells. This place is also known for historic oak trees!
It has been a while since I last reported on the pyramid “mystery”: https://secretdalmatia.wordpress.com/2014/03/11/dalmatian-pyramid/ in the meantime, I was contacted by several very interesting people who were trying to locate it and challenge the location I established.
[caption id="attachment_3832" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Sonković Fortress[/caption]
Winter is always the best time to explore. The weather, when sunny, is ideal for hikes and walks.
And there is always something cool and new to see.
Recently I found out about a fortress in Sonković village near Skradin. It is only a short drive away and just about 10 minutes off the highway. The fortress looked interesting in Google Earth but checking it for real is what it is all about.
[caption id="attachment_3657" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The view of Čokovac monastery and the Pašman channel[/caption]The idea was to drive the coastal route all the way to the end of Ugljan, Muline village, find a place for grill and lunch before heading back the scenic but offroad route of the “other” coast of Pašman island starting from Ždrelac.
This winter continues with beautiful weather. Perfect for hikes and exploring the sites I never visited before. It is simply amazing how many of those still are! And I keep finding new ones… After few years I knew about it, I finally got the time to get to the Lišanska gradina (Lišane hilltop fortress). It…
When one thinks of Dalmatia, oak forest is probably not the first association. One can think of rocky landscapes, low bushes and shrubs or lush pine tree forests. Typical Mediterranean vegetation. However, Dalmatian coast looked very differently in the past. The first photographs show a very barren landscape with almost no trees. Mostly because everything was…
Winter is not the best time for exploring and winter walks. The weather has been rainy and fairly cold (folks from Canada, please do not laugh at our cold) but that should not stop anyone from at least a stroll by the sea or an easy hike. I like to explore the Dalmatian hinterland. Without…