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Croatia: A taste of Hum

Croatia: A taste of Hum

Our second last day dawned grey with the promise of warm sun. Surely nothing could interfere with today’s 30- km bike ride. We arrived in Istria’s medieval town of Roc, with its flower boxes and thick limestone walls. Between the 12th and 20th century it was the centre of Croatian publishing, based on the Glagolitic … Continue reading

Croatia — the mountain not climbed

I’d been mentally preparing for this day for a month. Yes, you will climb Croatia’s highest mountain, where lunch awaited, and perhaps even make the “hard” climb to the top. After we left Zagreb, Mia learned that 10 cm of snow had fallen on the mountain three days before. This morning it was pouring rain … Continue reading