croatian miscellany

Croatian miscellany #8

View of Gornji grad (‘Upper town’) from the top of Lotrscak tower, with the spire of St Cyril and Methodius in the foreground (Greek Orthodox) and the iconic St Mark’s in the background. Zagreb, September 2010 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Croatian miscellany #7

Street in Diocletian’s Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), with wooden bracing between buildings, Split, February 2011 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Croatian miscellany #6

The Church of the Archangel St Michael (Sv Mihaela Arkandela) in Tvrda, the old citadel in Osijek, October 2010 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Croatian miscellany #5

Sculpture of Renaissance playwright and poet Hanibal Lucic, in front of the Benedictine monastery in Hvar, February 2011 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Croatian miscellany #4

Statue of the Croatian poet Antun Gustav Matos by Ivan Kozaric, Zagreb, April 2009 Zagreb has some wonderful outdoor sculpture, and this one of Matos is probably the best-known, with people regularly turning up to have their photograph taken here, or to just sit on the bench with him. Sometimes it’s hard to tell who’s …

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