Articles tagged 'Šiloko'

Buža Beach

Buža Beach

Buža Beach is, in my opinion, one of the most attractive swimming and sunbathing spots in Dubrovnik. It is a pretty unconventional place, located right next to the southern edge of huge Town Walls, offering great views of Lokrum Island and Adriatic. The beach is rocky with numerous patches of concrete terraces where you can sunbathe and jump into the sea. For

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Danče Beach

Danče Beach

Danče (pronounced: dan-che) is one of the oldest beaches in Dubrovnik and is very popular with locals. It is located in Danče bay, about 5 minutes west of the Old Town. The beaches have several large rocks and jetties for sunbathing as well as a few ladders for climbing in and out of the sea. Jumping into the sea is

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Šiloko (Jugo or Sirocco) Wind in Dubrovnik

Šiloko (Jugo or Sirocco) Wind in Dubrovnik

This is the video of Šiloko wind (also known as Jugo or Sirocco) that is common wind that blows in Dubrovnik during a winter season. I took this video on my recent visit to Town where I spent a nice afternoon walking along the seashore and watching the waves. Šiloko is a southern wind of fairly moderate strength that blows from

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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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Winds in Dubrovnik

Winds in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik can be a windy town, indeed. Being opened towards The Strait of Otranto, Dubrovnik is blessed with plenty of southern winds Levanat, Šiloko and Oštro. These winds can be very strong around the Walls of the Old Town, as well as around Boninovo, Danče and Pile suburbs. They bring rain and are also able to produce high waves at the southern

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