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Winter postcards from Mostar

BIH we love you - Fortica - Velez
BIH we love you - Fortica - Velez

Usually my hometown is known like a place with a lot of sunny days, but this year we got almost 12 days in a row under the clouds. As you expect I am not a big fan of it. Because, rain mixed with a strong wind is not giving a lot of time to spend outdoor or in a nature.

Colorful and old streets of Labin – Croatia

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Labin Center Square - Croatia
Labin Center Square - Croatia

Short days, long nights and low temperatures tend to slow down everything around us. Everything looks a little bit greyish and dirty, so it is easy enough to take 2-3 lazy days in the row and not feel any guilt about it.

Thinking about that and wanting to come out of that state I started to scroll through my library of photos to find something which will cheer up these cloudy days and give me some inspiration for February trips. While searching through the gallery two photos marked with 5 stars appeared to be wonderful for this “therapy”.

Blagaj Tekke and Blagaj Fortress – best weekend trip around Mostar

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Stjepan grad - Blagaj fort
Stjepan grad ruins

Mostar is one of the most beautiful places in touristically underrated country Bosnia and Herzegovina. When I wrote an article about my hometown I intentionally avoided these places. Located only 10 minutes if you are traveling with a car from Mostar they can be perfect Saturday trip outside the city.

Daorson – Mysterious ancient capital in the south of Herzegovina

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Daorson South Tower

Moving through the Bosnia and Herzegovina you will find a lot of interesting historical buildings and places. Daorson is for sure the most mysterious and unknown place in whole country. The remains of this once strongest town in the wider area are located in Ošanići, near Stolac in Herzegovina. It consisted of three parts, the central of which was a fortress – acropolis protected by ”Cyclopean” walls made of huge stone blocks (similar to the Mycenaean ones in Greece). It included all important administrative, public and religious buildings. The defense wall stretching from southwest to northeast was 65 m long, 4.2 m wide and between 4.5 and 7.5 m high, and it had gates and towers at both ends.

Vis: The Best island in Croatia that you have to visit

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Church of St. Spirit
Church of St. Spirit

If you are thinking which island in Croatia is best to visit, you are probably having a headache. More than a seven hundred of them is quote a number. But don’t worry I have a great suggestion for you. This remote and rocky island is the best place to be if you are trying to find a little bit of peace and a lot of great food and beautiful nature. On the island you can come to 2 cites “Vis” and “Komiza”. As you can guess from the name Vis is a little bit bigger with a port, markets, post and museum. Komiza is on the other side of the island and you can go there via car from Vis or by a longer walk.

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