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Dakovo cathedral

Đakovo Cathedral, Đakovo, Slavonia, Croatia © Rudolf Abraham

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#30 Gorjani - string band

Gorjani, Slavonia, Croatia. June 2014.

Traditional string band, in the village of Gorjani, near Đakovo, Slavonia. String bands like this one, playing the tamburica (a traditional stringed instrument like a small long-necked lute) as well as a double bass, are popular in Slavonia and other parts of Croatia, as well as the surrounding region (Bosnia, Serbia etc). 132 more words

Croatia

Somewhere you've never heard of: Osijek

Osijek (pronounced OSS-yek) is a small city in far eastern Croatia, near the Serbian border. It is the largest city in the Slavonia region and the 4th largest in Croatia with a population of around 120,000.  729 more words

#29 Slavonski Brod - Brodsko kolo

Brodsko kolo, Slavonski Brod, Croatia, June 2013.

Held over a 3 day period in June within the sprawling ruins of an old fortress (tvrđa… 196 more words

Croatia

#27 Gorjani - Procession of the Ljelje

Procession of the Ljelje in the village of Gorjani, near Đakovo, Slavonia, Croatia. June 2014.

Each year on Whitsun young unmarried women and girls from the village of Gorjani dress in traditional costumes, and following mass go in procession from house to house in the village, singing and dancing for their hosts. 88 more words

Croatia

A Cool Wine from Slavonia

The weather in Washington, DC turned just moderately warm after last week’s torrential rain.  With the windows open our house was neither cool nor warm.  To match the weather I opted to open what I hoped was a lighter wine.   171 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Assignment #2- The Cultural Landscape

Dear Students, thank you for all of your responses so far. I enjoyed hearing about all of your interests and where you would like to travel. 1,117 more words

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