Pazin and TradInEtno

The small town of Pazin in central Istria, Croatia, is probably best known for its castle (kastel) and steep gorge with a sinkhole at the bottom (Pazinska jama, the ‘Pazin Abyss’) – both of which which feature in Jules Verne’s novel Mathias Sandorf, published in 1885. Though ‘best known’ is something of a relative description: …

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Croatian miscellany #11

Fragment of a 1st-2nd century AD Medusa found near Umag, now in the Temple of Jupiter in Pula. Istria, May 2012. Photo # Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Croatia in black and white

A few more images from recent two-month trip to Croatia. All images online @ Black and white conversions using Silver Efex Pro. Josip Zanelli, keyholder of the church of Sv Roc with its cycle of 16th century frescoes, in the medieval hill town of Draguc, Istria, Croatia Traditional band playing at the Subotina festival, …

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