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PHOTO: The Solar System on the Riva in Zadar, Croatia

Click on title to view photo in large format. The Sun, part of a to-scale representation of the Solar System on the Riva in Zadar, Croatia. The display begins far back on the promenade that runs along the Adriatic Sea. Furthest from the Sun is Pluto, represented by a small disc, followed by…

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PHOTO: People’s Square in Zadar, Croatia

Click on title to view photo in large format. People’s Square in Zadar, Croatia is located on a narrow peninsula that protrudes into the Adriatic Sea. The stone building at the center of the photo is the City Hall, and the square itself is one of the city’s most popular gathering places. Zadar…

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PHOTO: Pier on the Riva in Zadar, Croatia

Click on title to view photo in large format. The Riva in Zadar, Croatia, is a popular destination for summer visitors to the Dalmation coast. Even on a cloudy day, tourists lounge on this stone pier to catch some rays and enjoy seaside breezes. The “Riva” is a term used throughout Croatia to…

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Exploring the Spectacular Dalmatian Coast of Croatia

One of the first things that visitors to Croatia notice is the country’s unique boomerang shape.  The largest hunk sits at the top, stretching deep into Eastern Europe between Slovenia and Bosnia-Heregovina. The rest of Croatia curves downward in a narrow strip of coastal plain, beyond which steep mountains rise quickly from the…

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PHOTO: Seaside Promenade in the Town of Kastela, Croatia

Click on title to view photo in large format. Just 20-minutes north of the popular seaside resort of Split, seven villages dot a half-moon bay. Each is named for a “castle” that was constructed in the 15th century to protect against Ottoman invaders. Today, these seven villages are collectively known as the Town…

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PHOTO: View Over the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Click on title to view photo in large format. Red-tiled roofs and ancient churches in the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia are framed by the jeweled Adriatic Sea. I took this photo from atop the ramparts of the stone walls that surround the old city. They walls run for 1.2 miles, and it…

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