Istria

Croatian Miscellany #1 – 10

The first 10 images from the CROATIAN MISCELLANY series. Click on any of these for a larger view and background information, or head over to http://croatianmiscellany.wordpress.com. 90 more to go…. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Pula market

Two shots of Pula’s open market, in Istria, Croatia – the first selling goat’s cheese and yogurt, the second selling onions and fresh herbs. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Beram – Dance of the Dead

A little west of the central Istrian town of Pazin, just outside the tiny village of Beram, the Church of St Mary of the Rocks contains an outstanding cycle of 15th century frescoes, which few visitors to Croatia ever see, or even hear of. The work of a certain Vincent of Kastav, the frescoes date …

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Buzet

Buzet, a small medieval hill town in central Istria, holds its annual Subotina festival in early September – with stalls selling local produce, people dressed in period costume, live traditional music, and the evening beforehand, the preparation of an enormous omelette, filled with the truffles for which this area is famous. Buzet from the west …

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A family in Zamask

Some informal shots taken during an afternoon with friends at their family home, just outside the village of Zamask, central Istria, Croatia. Milka Sculac Sennett with her father Ivan Sculac Ivan Sculac Davorka Sculac making cakes for a Confirmation Homemade wine Marta (L) and my daughter Tamara (R) Sculac Sennett family portrait Photos © Rudolf …

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