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BGTW Photographer of the Year award

I was chuffed to win the BGTW Photographer of the Year award at the British Guild of Travel Writers Members Awards dinner at the Savoy in London on Sunday evening. The award was for four images of Croatia, published by BBC News, Bradt, the Economist and elsewhere. Here’s one of them: Young Croatian women in …

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Teta Fani

Traditional lace-making, Pag, Croatia. Teta Fani Sabalić, age 87, sits outside her house in a narrow street of Pag’s old Renaissance town centre. Pag lace-making (Paška čipka) is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. To license these images or view more images of Croatia and Pag lace click here. Nikon D700 + …

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Paski sir

Paški sir, a firm, sharp-tasting sheep’s milk cheese from the island of Pag, Croatia. The distinctive taste of this cheese comes partly from the diet of the sheep on this island, where a large part of the extremely sparse vegetation on which they graze is composed of rich, aromatic herbs (in particular sage), dusted with …

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Island highs (2) – Pag

As some of you already know, I’m currently walking, cycling and ferry-hopping my way around some of Croatia’s 1,185 or so islands, while working on a new hiking guidebook for Cicerone – so here’s the second of several posts on some highlights from the roof of the Croatian Adriatic… Hiking trail on Sveti Vid, Pag …

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