A Magical Evening at Vrlička Česma: Experiencing “Ero s onoga svijeta” Opera in the hillside village
Imagine a warm summer night in the enchanting village of Vrlika, nestled in the most picturesque hinterland of coastal Croatia. Well, this one was even better. However, a complete disaster threatened to cancel the show an hour or so before it started…
We want to open this mini non-masterpiece with a quote by an Italian novelist, a Calabrese, from a small village of San Luca, who once said: “The blackest despair that can take hold of any society is the fear that living honestly is futile.“ Have we reached that point?
This festivity was initially started in the 1990s in the hamlet of Škopljanci, one of the first hamlets situated just over Kozjak mountain, on the panoramic local road from Kaštela with very scarce traffic.
However, although locals call it the “Bikijada”, which translated means a Bull-fest, some refer to it as corrida, or locally Korida, it actually is a bull-fighting event.
Local people have been everything but indifferent towards Bikijada. To some it represents a great thrill, maybe even something exotic, while some consider it a rural development; to some is an incident, a genuine catastrophe – an animal exploiting event, while some view it as a chance for good business.
Omiška Dinara is a favourite climbing area for many hiking enthusiasts. Climbing to its highest peak called Kula or Imber is a bit longer, but higher altitudes usually give a higher reward. The trail to the Starigrad fortress is, for the most part, quite easy and suitable for kids and very inexperienced climbers. There is a shorter, steeper and more rocky part, but nothing that can’t be crossed over with a little
With so many amazing and different tour companies in Croatia we know that it can be hard to choose which one to go with when you spend your vacation here. However, when choosing between the many options, it might be a good idea to follow the advice of a big leading global travel agency. The travel agency Flight Network have learned all about all the different tours and agencies in the area and found the very best to feature and recommend.
It has been ages since I promised my children I would take them to Blaca Hermitage, as I have been telling them all about the magnificent feat done by people who founded it back in the period of Ottoman invasions. The imposing structure was gradually built
Many have written about and to Dalmatia. From ancient writers who recorded the newly coined toponym at the turn of the first century, through various travel writers who travelled through these parts as early as in Renaissance times, all the way to modern-day authors and bloggers who admire this God-given land and everything it has produced.