Category: Croatia

Photo Diary of Croatia

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I visited Croatia for a long weekend, and during my stay I was able to see the areas of Split, Brac, and Krka National Park in Lozovac. Throughout my trip, I spent my nights in the heart of Split, a mere 1 minute walk from the water. Split is full of historic buildings and statues and i enjoyed walking around the town and being able to appreciate its beauty. Along the waterfront, there are many restaurant choices in which to dine outside and soak in the view of the sparkling clear blue water and the large yachts and ships parked near by.

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From Split I was able to take a short bus ride up out of the busier part of town to a wooded area along the Adriatic Sea. Here, I kayaked along the shore, cliff jumped, and snorkeled in the refreshing water. I wanted to be adventurous on this trip, and this outing was one of the funnest experiences I have had throughout my life.

{Photo Credit to Split Sea Kayaking for the three photos above}

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My final destination on my weekend trip was Krka National Park. This park is named after The Krka River, which it encloses, and is a beautiful spacious area, centering around the massive waterfall pictured above. I enjoyed the walk down to the waterfall along the wooden walkway, and that final view was breathtaking. If visiting, make sure to snap lots of pictures, and don’t be afraid to climb in the water!