Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia

The city walls of Dubrovnik were built between the 12th and the 17th century. They form a double line of walls. Some windows were built in the inner wall. Convenient to hang the laundry. April 2014. Les murailles de Dubrovnik ont été construites entre le XIIème  et le XVIIème siècle. Ils forment une double line…

Lokrum

Lokrum, Croatia

The island of Lokrum is now a popular destination with visitors to Dubrovnik. There is a beautiful botanical garden and the island is also inhabited by families of peacocks brought over by Archduke Maximilian from the Canary Islands in the 19th century. April 2014. L’île de Lokrum est maintenant une destination populaire pour les visiteurs…

Split

Split, Croatia

Outside the walls of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, there is a market. The lady with the funny hat was selling vegetables. April 2014. En dehors des murs du Palais de Dioclétien à Split, on trouve un marché. La dame avec le drôle de bonnet vendait des légumes. Avril 2014.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Wearing Dubrovnik folk costumes, a group of children will paint and sell eggs on Easter morning in the old city. They use the traditional method: the colors come from paprika or beetroot. Chocolate eggs do not exist in the country. April 2014. Vêtus de tenues populaires de Dubrovnik, un groupe d’enfants peint et vend des…

Split, Croatia

Sunset in the old city of Split outside the walls of the Diocletian Palace. Split may certainly be a tourist hell in the summer months. In springtime, the light makes it magic. April 2014. Coucher de soleil dans la vieille ville de Split à l’extérieur des murailles du palais de Dioclétien. Split peut certainement se…

Šibenik, Croatia

On Good Friday, young girls paint eggs that they will then try to sell in the streets behind the Saint James cathedral in Šibenik. I guess they were disappointed since I did not buy any. April 2014. Le Vendredi Saint, les filles peignent des oeufs qu’elles vont ensuite essayer de vendre dans les rues derrière…

Trogir, Croatia

I was on a bridge in Trogir, between the old city and the harbor when I took this picture. All of a sudden, a few dozens of Croatian men started to walk up the bridge. It was around 3pm. It could be that they were workers leaving work from a shipbuilding plant. I do not…