Croatia (October 2016)

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Back in Croatia again (thanks once again to Natalija Tours Ltd)

 

Diocletian’s Palace, Split

Croatia is famous for the Roman (Diocletian) Palace at Split

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“Its behind you…………..”

 

Croatia 16 Split palace mosaic (IMG_0033)

“Its under your knees”

 

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“Who the hell are those singers behind you?”

 

Aqueduct for Diocletian’s Palace, Split

Diocletian’s palace is famous for its aqueduct.

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“Its behind you”

 

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“Where does it get its water”

 

Source of the River Jadro

Croatia, errh, well Split is famous for getting its water from the River Jadro

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Here, where the River Jadro “pops” out of the hillside is the start of the aqueduct. If you look carefully you will see someone checking it out. SEE NEW SWIMS PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS

 

Hajduk Split

Croatia, errh, well Split again is also famous for its football team.

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Just incase you are in any doubt these are seats not Lego!

 

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Its also famous for its mysterious supporters….

 

The sea

Croatia is famous for its sea

 

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“Its behind you”

 

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Although this photo suggests that some “locals” are reluctant to get in it during October (note the figure in the background)

 

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“They are behind you” (ok this behind you business is getting boring, time to stop)

 

Waterfalls

Croatia is also famous for its waterfalls

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Skradinski buk plus one

 

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Skradinski buk

 

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Manojlovac buk

 

Signs

Croatia is also famous for its signs (errh, now your stretching things (ed)). CORRECTION- this is a post-truth statement

Croatia 16 Skradinski swimming and rain sign (IMG_0077)

 

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Not everyone reads them (note. this is a posed photo)

 

Croatia 16 pizzeria River (IMG_0064)

Pizzeria and River= genius (note. this is not a posed photo)

Salona

Croatia, errh, Split is famous for the ancient city of Salona (modern day Solin- who also have a football team)

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Burnum

It turns out Croatia has other ancient archaeological sites

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Here is the amphitheatre at Burnum

 

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Here is a standing Roman (c. 20th century) wall at Burnum

 

Croatia 16 Burnum wall dig (IMG_0079)

Here is an archaeologist in an archaeological trench at Burnum (amphitheatre in background)

 

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Here is a pile of Roman CBM (that’s ceramic building material)

 

Guess where these people are from?

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Other than the beautiful scenery, waterfalls, rivers, coastline, sea, ancient remains and people, what did you most like about Croatia?

 

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Anon.