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Snorkeling in Dubrovnik – My Favorite Locations

Snorkeling in Dubrovnik - My Favorite Locations

I have to admit that I am a bit of the snorkeling nut. I love this activity ever since I was a child. While growing up on the seashore, snorkeling was at the time the activity that most of the local children practised and enjoyed since the early age. Even nowadays, whenever I go to the beach I take with

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Day Trips from Dubrovnik

Day Trips from Dubrovnik

Whether you’re visiting Dubrovnik for just a few days or longer, you will probably like to include a day trip to some of the great places in the surrounding area. Due to its geographical location, Dubrovnik is a very good place from which to explore South Dalmatia, Peljesac and its islands, Bosnia and Montenegro. Below is selection of, in my

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Guide to Lokrum

Guide to Lokrum

Guide to Lokrum island: Small and handy visitors guide and map which you get in printed version free of charge if you visit this lovely island. I got this brochure in summer 2017 when I visited island for short swimming break. More info about Lokrum is her

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Botanical Gardens – Lokrum

Botanical Gardens - Lokrum

Lokrum is well known for its lovely botanical garden in which grew numerous species of plants including large collection of eucalyptuses, palm trees and cacti (agave, aloe vera..). The trees and plants were mostly planted in 19th century by Maximilian, at the time the owner of the Island. Nowadays, the area established as botanical garden (in 1959) has about 800 species of exotic

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Lokrum Photos

Lokrum Photos

Small photo gallery of Lokrum: See also some photos of Lokrum’s botanical gardens

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Visiting Lokrum Island

Visiting Lokrum Island

Views over the Old town of Dubrovnik with Lokrum island in the background (click on a photo to enlarge) Lokrum is conveniently located on a short ferry ride from Dubrovnik Old Town, so day trips to the island are very popular among locals as well as among the visitors to Dubrovnik. Additionally, spending a day or just a half day

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Old Town of Dubrovnik in 1930s

Old Town of Dubrovnik in 1930s

Collection of photos of Dubrovnik Old Town from 1930s: Panorama of Dubrovnik, with its city walls – viewed from Srd hill – from 1930s Pile Gate – street scene from 1930s Dubrovnik’s Town walls and Lokrum island – 1930s Old Town Panorama – viewed from Minceta Tower (1930s) Town walls and Towers Rector’s Palace ( Knezev Dvor) Town walls and Minceta Tower

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Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik is a fantastic way to spend a day in the town – combination of sightseeing and kayaking around the Old Town. Starting from Pile, in near vicinity of Lovrjenac Fort , you will paddle along the walls of the Old Town, passing near Buza, Sveti Ivan tower,  Porporela, Old Harbour, crossing the small bay and paddling further all

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Arriving at Dubrovnik Airport on a gray winter day

Arriving at Dubrovnik Airport on a gray winter day

This is the slideshow of my photos that I took on rainy and cold January’s day while flying to Dubrovnik. Although the day was cloudy and gray, making the colours pretty flat and unappealing, the views out of airplane windows were awesome. I especially liked the bit of flight over Lapad peninsula and the Old Town, just few minutes before the

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