Walk • Trek • Travel
A photographic record and journal of our walking, trekking and travelling adventures.
Stari Most Bridge Divers
Stari Most Bridge Divers

Friday, 02 November 2018

The original bridge was built in the 16th-century and stood for over 400 years connecting to the two parts of the city until it was destroyed during the bitter fighting in the Bosnian war between the city’s Muslims and Croats in 1993. On our recent trip to Croatia, we decided to go on a little adventure to the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. For the most part, we wanted to see the old bridge, Stari Most, as well as what was left of the old town. I have vivid memories of watching BBC correspondent, Jeremy Bowen, on the television, running across the bridge trying to avoid being shot…

Mount Srd Dubrovnik
Mount Srd Dubrovnik

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Standing just behind the walled city Dubrovnik is Mount Srd (Srđ). At 412 metres it is only a small mountain. So small in fact that when I googled a list of mountains in Croatia, its name was not even on the list. Sitting on the summit of Srd is a Napoleonic fort built by the French in 1810 called Fort Imperial from the roof of which there is a simply incredible view down over the old city of Dubrovnik and out across the Adriatic sea. To reach the summit one need only catch the cable car from just outside of the old city walls, pay the extortionate fee and endure…

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