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Vrbnik

Almost In The Sky


Imagine a small town, located on a rock of almost 50 meters high, in the east of Krk. Imagine narrow, very narrow cobbled streets, a small church with a cozy park, pubs and restaurants everywhere. Such a place is Vrbnik. Possibly one of the most charming towns Lars and I have ever seen. By the way, when you are driving around…

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Stara Baska

The Beach


Next stop was Stara Baska. According to Wikipedia, Stara Baska has a lot more to offer than its beaches: Baška has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Highlights are the early Christian archeological site from the 5th century, the renowned Baška tablet from the year 1100 found in the Church of St. Lucy the nearby Jurandvor, the remains of a Roman settlement, as well as many…

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Krk harbor

The Most Popular Town – Part 2


A lovely spot in Krk is the harbor, with its many pubs and restaurants: And what about Frankopan Castle? According to Wikipedia, Frankopan Castle on Kamplin was raised by Croatian noble family of Frankopanthrough several centuries and several generations. After the death of the first Duke Dujam, his sons continue to dominate over the island and the town of Krk. (…)  The round tower on the northern corner…

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Krk

The Most Popular Town – Part 1


A huge surprise awaited us when we arrived in Krk, the main town of the island with the same name: lots and lots of tourists. Pubs and restaurants were doing some very good business and it took us about half an hour to find a place to park the car. But let us be honest: Krk is indeed a charming…

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Malinska

Getting Ready For the Season


The summer season… There were already tourists on Krk during the Easter holiday, but not so many. Which was certainly an advantage for us, who are not so fond of crowds. Lars and I started our tour in Malinska. It was a beautiful, sunny morning! When walking around in the harbor and seeing some of the hotels, restaurants and pubs…

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