Tuesday, July 25, 2006

YUGOSLAVIA - JUNE 1980 - IV

ON THE ROAD FROM PLITVICE TO DUBROVNIK

CROATIA


"MASLENICA BRIDGE - This one, called the old bridge, blew up (according to the legend told by engineer officers, bad weather and thunder activated the electric lighters) in 1991..."


"ZADAR - Zadar (Zara) became a Roman municipium in 59 BC, and in 48 BC a colony of Roman citizens. After the fall of the Roman Empire, Zadar became the capital of the Byzantine province of Dalmatia. This door - Kopnena Vrata - was built in 1543. It seems they recreated the lions' head, but the stop sign seems to remain the same..."


"ZADAR - Bell tower of the Cathedral of Sv. Stosija (Saint Anastasia), Zadar. It was started to build in 1452 but it was finished in 1892"


"ZADAR - Church of St. Mary"


"ZADAR - St. Donat, the most outstanding monument of Zadar, was built at the begining of the 9th century, and has a circular ground-plan"


"SIBENIK - They say it is the oldest native Croatian town at the eastern shore of the Adratic Sea"


"TROGIR - (Tragurion) was settled by the Greeks in IV-III century BC. In the First century AC, Trogir became the Roman municipality of "Tragurium Civium Romanorum"


"TROGIR - A museum town - with 2300 years of tradition - in the Adriatic coast"


"TROGIR - Included in UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list in 1997, it might become a popular tourist destination"


"SPLIT - The City marks 1700 years since the beginning of the construction of Diocletian's Palace. It is also included in the World Heritage list since 1979"


"SPLIT - The romanesque tower-clock"


"SPLIT - The port"


"SPLIT - Cult of personality?"


"SPLIT - Strolling near the Port"


"PLOCE - Ploce is located on the Adriatic coast, just north of the Neretva river delta"

4 comments:

Trotter said...

Wow Gold,
Nice, but vulnerable to spam...

Aion Kinah Kaufen said...

Good post

Trotter said...

Aion,
Why do spammers love Yugoslavia so much? ;)

Trotter said...

These spammers suck...