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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