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Tamburica and Mandolin

eWhat those instruments have common? In which country those instruments are used in traditional music? Yes, this is Croatia, but We mainly associated Mandolin with italian music, specifically with music from Naples. 166 more words

World Music

Croatia Journey

Hello dear friends and fellow travelers, it’s been a while since my last update.

Two countries and a few missed blog posts later and I’m finally in Croatia for my two week vacation. 477 more words

REEEC New Directions Lecture: Martin Previsic, "The Yugoslav Gulag: The Goli otok (Barren Island) Labor Camp, 1949-1956"

Martin Previsic (Assistant Professor of History, University of Zagreb) gave the REEEC New Directions Lecture entitled “The Yugoslav Gulag: The Goli otok (Barren Island) Labor Camp, 1949-1956” on April 17. 620 more words

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I’ve been meaning for a long time to write something, anything, but haven’t had any ideas collected enough to put them down here. For that, I blame work more than anything else. 943 more words


Plitivici National Park...stunning scenery...but crowded...

On Monday it was off to the bus for for 2 hour trip to the Plitivici National Park (PNP)

like most attractions in life.. initial concepts often get dashed by the reality. 254 more words

Europe 2017

Zadar Old Town cheap and magical

After a brief absence from blogging I thought that a catchup was warranted. So sitting on a bus to Plitivici Lakes, with two hours to kill seems to render that opportunity… 283 more words

Europe 2017

Nudists for a Day: Our Visit to Badija Island

Fact: There are naked breasts and bare bums all over Croatia. And no, they do not glow in the dark like mine would if exposed to the outside air. 634 more words