Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, Europe, Sam's Ses Challenge, Travel, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Tagged Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: View From the Back Bottom or Underneath, Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge, Croatia, Jo’s Monday walk, Plitvice, Thursday Special: Winding, Weekly Photo Challenge: It is easy being green
Visiting Dvigrad was a bit of a happy accident for us. We were travelling through Croatia, from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula, to see the Roman amphitheatre there, when Rich noticed a small aside in our guidebook about an … Continue reading
Founded in 1949, it’s easy to see why Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes was the first National Park in all of Southeast Europe. It’s also no surprise that it became one of the earliest natural landscapes placed on the UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, Europe, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel
Tagged A Word A Week Photograph Challenge - Spray, Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge, Croatia, giraffe, lake, Plitvice, Sunday Stills the next challenge: On the Water, travertine, waterfall
Maybe it’s because I wrote a blog about the Croatian town of Pula this time last week, that my mind went straight back there when I saw this week’s Photo Challenge themes. The Pula Arena is the sixth largest Roman … Continue reading
Posted in Europe, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel
Tagged A Photo a Week Challenge: Fray, A Word A Week Photograph Challenge, amphitheatre, Croatia, Pula, Roman, Travel Theme: Orange, Where's My Backpack?
On July 30th I awoke and looked out at the horizon from my hotel room in Pula, Croatia. The sun wasn’t quite up and the cranes across the harbour were silhouetted against a sky threatening rain. The previous evening the … Continue reading
Posted in Europe, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel
Tagged crane, Croatia, Daily Post, giraffe, Pula, Travel Theme: Horizon, Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette, Where's My Backpack?