The cascades at Krka National Park, Croatia

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Krka National Park is situated along the Krka River in southern Croatia. It’s known for a series of 7 waterfalls. We walked from the viewpoint above the cascades to the ferry dock on the river below. The path is a series of boardwalks built above the flowing water. Watch the video: Recorded on 22 September … Read more

A stroll around Rousse, Bulgaria city center

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Our walk starts near the Rousse State Opera House. We stroll along the tree–lined avenue Sveta Troitza to the Monument of Liberty and surrounding gardens. We pass the drama theatre ‘Sava Ognyanov’ and pause to admire the fountains near the Sweet Centrum. Then we return along the avenue Sveta Troitza. Rousse is sometimes written ‘Ruse’ … Read more

The Iron Gates and Djerdap Locks on the River Danube

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Cruise along a particularly scenic stretch of the river, as the Danube passes through the southern stretches of the dramatic Carpathian mountains and the foothills of the Balkans to the ‘Iron Gates’, a gorge formed by sheer cliffs. The passage was infamous in ancient times as the water level was much lower, making navigation treacherous. … Read more

Museum of Beekeeping and Wine Cellar Zivanovic, Novi Sad, Serbia

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We visited the museum at Sremski Karlovci as part of a guided tour of Novi Sad. The Museum of Beekeeping is dedicated to Professor Jovan Živanović (1841-1916), who is considered the Father of modern Serbian beekeeping. He also established the family tradition of making the finest wines in Sremski Karlovci, which were sometimes served to … Read more