BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Porec

An afternoon in Porec

Porec a lovely city on the Croatian coast that is a popular place for a summer holiday. My wife and I were there waiting for a connection to Venice but because of rough sea we had to get a coach instead. The city is quite beautiful and I wish we had more time to get […]

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BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Pula

A day in Pula

To get to Venice in Italy from Zadar in Croatia we chose to travel via the sea. It seemed like a fun idea and it required a stop in Pula which is home to the 3rd largest ampitheatre in the world. When I say it seemed like a fun idea we hadn’t counted on being […]

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BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Zadar

Sitting by the water at a beach in Zadar

Back in 2012 my girlfriend (now wife) and I visited Zadar. We spent a day exploring the Old Town, another day touring the Kornati Islands, and an evening enjoying the sunset and the Sea Organ. Our last day was spent by the water doing nothing but enjoying the view from Puntamika Beach. There’s a line […]

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BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Zadar

Sunsets in Zadar

“Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West in Florida, applauded at every evening.” Alfred Hitchcock said that during his stay in Zadar in 1964. I don’t want to argue with Hitchcock but really? Maybe I’m spoilt living in Merseyside because we get some insanely great […]

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BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Zadar

Kornati Island Tour – Zadar

The Kornati Island’s in Croatia are worth exploring if you visit Zadar. We took a boat tour from the Old Town. It included lunch on the captain’s island and a stop for a swim. There are 140 islands in the national park and plenty of other areas to explore on a future trip.

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BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Zadar

A wander around the old town of Zadar in Croatia

After visiting the capital of Croatia, Zagreb, for a day we headed to Zadar for a few days on the beach. I say beach but the Croatian coast is mostly rocks. It is a beautiful coastline but not sandcastle compliant. Between Zagreb and Zadar is an incredible mountain range that helped keep the Italians out […]

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