NAJNOVIJI ČLANCI

The church of Sveti Petar na Vrhu (St. Peter on the Peak) above the famous Tundulon hill northeast of Bale is extremely interesting; a real treasure for researchers of history and cultural heritage. It belongs to the parish of Bale but is closer to the Savičenta area. The nearest settlement is the village of Kranjčići. The villages of Bibići,...
I was totally blown away by the place, and left speechless. A true winter idyll by the sea. From the photos, one would think it was the middle of summer. The Stjepan Hauser Trail in Rakalj — which I call the Hauser Trail for short — is ideal for those who do not want too much exertion, who like...
The first time I was passing through dense woods near village of Pekici close to San Vincenti, I felt strong scent of lavender. I wasn’t not sure from where this intensive intoxicating aroma is coming from since I was standing in the middle of the woods. Then I looked to the right and through green treetops I saw something...
Ten years ago when I decided to visit most of the Istrian castes, I was left stunned. First of all, with their quantity since up till then I didn't know that in Istria there used to be sixty castles or defensive forts, and second, how nobody takes care of those who are still left standing. They were neglected, covered...
When the first spring sun winkles out young grass and spring flowers, especially Istrian orchids begin to sprout from warm Mediterranean crimson land, it is time for asparagus harvest. In Istria, this wild, bitter plant has been unavoidable spring grocery of every dining table from mid of March until mid of May. Due to that it became a genuine...